Boating incident, Manukau Heads
One person has died following a boating incident at Manukau
Heads, Auckland, this evening.
Police were alerted around
Initial indications suggest the boat
Sadly one person died at the scene.
others were transported to Middlemore Hospital with minor
Police are working to establish the
circumstances surrounding the
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