19 Nov 2014

Child pulled from West Coast pond dies

11:01 am on 19 November 2014

A child pulled from a pond on a West Coast farm last night has died.

The accident happened at about 5.30pm on a private property at Waimangaroa.

Police said the 21-month year old girl had been playing outside at her home yesterday afternoon.

The 21-month-old girl had earlier been taken to hospital in a critical condition.

Police were investigating the incident.