Death after incident at Kariotahi Beach, near Auckland
"Death after incident at Kariotahi Beach, near Auckland.
One person has died following a hang glider incident
near Auckland this afternoon.
Emergency services were
called to the incident at Kariotahi Beach around 4pm
A male died at the scene and Police are in the
process of information next of kin.
© Scoop Media
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