Two deaths at different Auckland beaches on same afternoon

  • 20/01/2023
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Two people have died at different Auckland beaches on the same afternoon.

Around 4:30pm on Friday, emergency services received a report a person had "encountered difficulty" in the water at Narrow Neck Beach, on the North Shore.

They were brought to shore but were unable to be revived and died.

A second person died after a water-related incident near Big Manly Beach, Manly, near Whangaparāoa.

Police said emergency services responded but the person was found dead. 

Both deaths will be referred to the Coroner.