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Body of 19 year old found on Greens Beach

NZ Police CommCens Alert 17:30 5-12-2007 Tasman

Location of incident: Greens Beach South Westland

Incident Type: Death

The following media release has been released by Southern Comms Centre on behalf of Hokitika Police. Comms have no details re this. Any media enquiry to Hokitika Police in morning.


At about 5.30pm on Wednesday the 5th of December 2007, a 19 year old male was found deceased on Greens Beach, South Westland.

He was part of an adventure/conservation course run by a youth organisation. He was with an instructor and a group of 3 other students.

His death is not being viewed as suspicious and Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with his death. The matter has been referred to the Coroner.


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