21 May 2012

Skeleton discoverd at Port Waikato beach

6:12 pm on 21 May 2012

A human skeleton has been discovered at a beach in Port Waikato.

Counties Manukau police says an extremely high tide revealed the top of the skull and it was found early on Saturday at Sunset Beach by a woman walking her dog.

It is understood the skeleton had been buried there for years.

A post-mortem will be carried out on Tuesday.