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Death on rural property

Death on rural property

Monday, 24 February 2014 - 1:03pm

Bay of Plenty

Emergency services attended a rural property in Awakeri, near Whakatane, this morning (24 February) at approximately 9.25am. An elderly male was found deceased. It appears he had been on a quad bike, but it is unclear if the bike played a role in the man's death.

There are no suspicious circumstances and the matter has been referred to the Coroner.

ENDS

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