Person drowns at popular Nelson beach

  • 16/01/2023
Tāhunanui beach.
Tāhunanui beach. Photo credit: Google Maps

A 43-year-old man has drowned at a popular beach in Nelson on Sunday evening.

Emergency services were called to Tāhunanui Beach shortly before 8pm on Sunday after a report of an unresponsive person in the water. 

A police spokesperson said attempts were made to resuscitate the man but unfortunately, they were unsuccessful.

The police are investigating the incident on behalf of the Coroner.