Man drowns after Northland netting accident

The injured person was taken to Whangarei Hospital with moderate injuries.
The injured person was taken to Whangarei Hospital with moderate injuries. Photo credit: File

A person drowned and a second person was injured in a Northland fishing accident on Sunday morning.

Police were called to Bream Bay near Ruakaka just after 7am after a fisherman got into trouble retrieving his nets. He died at the scene.

The injured person was taken to Whangarei Hospital with moderate injuries.

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