Body found on shore of Makorori, north of Gisborne

The death will be referred to the coroner.
The death will be referred to the coroner. Photo credit: Getty

A body has been found on the shore of Makorori, north of Gisborne.

Police said the man's body was discovered about midnight.

A statement said it's believed to be a 33-year-old man, who got into difficulty while snorkelling in the water about 1:45pm on Sunday.

The death will be referred to the coroner.

"Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time."

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