Man drowns at Goat Island

An overhead picture of Goat Island.
Goat Island. Photo credit: Getty

A man has died after drowning at a popular marine reserve north of Auckland.

Police were notified of an incident at Goat Island at 3:40pm on Monday after the man was found unresponsive in the water.

CPR was administered at the scene and he was taken to Auckland Hospital in a critical condition. The man died overnight.

Next of kin are being notified and the death is being referred to the coroner.


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