Diver dies at Goat Island after water incident

Goat Island.
Goat Island. Photo credit: Getty Images

A person has died at Goat Island, north of Auckland, on Saturday.

Police say emergency services were alerted to a group of three divers in difficulty in the water at around 1:35pm. 

"CPR was performed on one of the divers but sadly they died at the scene," a spokesperson says.

"The two other divers were uninjured."

Enquiries are ongoing to determine the circumstances of the incident.