Man dies after water incident at Castlepoint

A man has died following a water incident at Castlepoint in the Wairarapa today.

Emergency services were notified that a person was in the sea off the coast of Castlepoint just after 1.45pm.

A rescue operation was undertaken by a boat in the area however efforts to revive the man were unsuccessful.

Police will make enquiries in relation to the death on behalf of the coroner.

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