The body of a man has been recovered by police following a diving incident today.

Police say they received a report around 1:40pm that a diver had gone missing in the water off Waipatiki Beach, Hawke’s Bay.

Police Search and Rescue and Coastguard attended and the man’s body was located by helicopter at around 2:40pm.

The death has been referred to the Coroner.

Source: 1 News

Featured image: A Coastguard rescue boat. 

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