24 Nov 2009

Man on fishing trip falls to death

6:23 am on 24 November 2009

A man has fallen to his death at Piapia Bay near Kaeo in Northland.

The local man fell about 25 metres down a cliff to a beach about 2.30am on Tuesday.

The man, in his late 50s, and a friend had been walking along a track to a fishing spot when he lost his footing.

Emergency services have recovered the body.