1 Jan 2017

Woman found dead on Hawke's Bay beach

4:33 pm on 1 January 2017

A woman's body has washed ashore on a private beach at Tangoio in Hawke's Bay.


Tangoio Photo: Google Earth

Police were at the scene, about 20km north of Napier, where the body was found this afternoon.

They said the woman had not yet been identified and the circumstances around her death were unclear.

Tangoio, a small coastal settlement off State Highway 2, is described by the local tourism website as a popular spot for fishing, diving, walking and swimming.