Sudden death of diver at Mahia, East Coast
A Wairoa man in his thirties has died after getting into
difficulties while diving earlier today.
At about 10.30am
this morning Police and emergency services were advised that
a diver had got into trouble at Blacks Reef on the Mahia
The diver was pulled out of the water by
diving buddies on to a boat and taken to the nearby boat
ramp where they were met by emergency services for first
Sadly he died at the scene.
The man's name will be
relased when all next of kin has been
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