Recommended NZ | Guide to Money | Gimme: Competitions - Giveaways

Sudden death at the Mataikona River this afternoon

Fuseworks Media
Fuseworks Media

Emergency services are currently at the scene of an incident at the Mataikona River mouth.

Police were called about 2pm after a group of whitebaiters were swept into the water by a large wave.

All people returned to the shore, however one person has sadly died following the incident due to a suspected medical event.

All articles and comments on have been submitted by our community of users. Please notify us if you believe an item on this site breaches our community guidelines.