A useless physique was present in water north of Muriwai Seashore this morning. Photograph / Alex Burton
Police are working to determine a physique positioned within the water north of Muriwai Seashore on Auckland’s West Coast right this moment.
The individual was discovered by a member of the general public about 10.40am, police mentioned in an announcement.
The individual has been recovered and inquiries are below solution to determine the individual, notify their subsequent of kin, and set up the circumstances of their dying, police mentioned.
The restoration of the physique comes 4 days after a person was swept off the rocks at Piha, south of Muriwai, and remains missing.
Police have been referred to as to help their “emergency rescue colleagues “ after an individual fell off the rocks on the Blue Pool, south of the seashore.
It’s understood the lacking individual was a rock fisherman.
Final month, a fisherman drowned at Anawhata Seashore on Auckland’s West Coast after he was swept off the rocks.
Those that took half within the troublesome rescue have been praised for the best way they managed to get well the person in treacherous sea situations and failing mild.
Surf Lifesaving New Zealand operations supervisor James Lea mentioned Piha surf lifeguards have been referred to as out near nightfall, which was “not ultimate”.
Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter and the police Eagle helicopter have been additionally referred to as to assist discover the lacking fisherman.
Lea mentioned that, when the lifeguards arrived on the seashore, the person was unresponsive and never respiration.
It was the second fatality recorded at Piha within the area of a month.
An individual drowned on September 22 in a water-related incident and, regardless of makes an attempt, the individual couldn’t be revived.