16 Sep 2017

Man dies during Kaipara fishing trip

1:38 pm on 16 September 2017

A man has died after falling off a charter boat in Kaipara Harbour this morning.

Coastguard said the charter boat called for help at 10.15am when the man went overboard.

A spokesperson said the man was pulled back on board but then suffered a medical event.

Wespact Rescue Helicopter is at the scene.