One dies, another rescued off Taranaki coast

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Newstalk ZB Staff,
Publish Date
Fri, 24 Nov 2017, 8:54AM

One dies, another rescued off Taranaki coast

Author
Newstalk ZB Staff,
Publish Date
Fri, 24 Nov 2017, 8:54AM

One person's drowned but another's survived after a boat sank off the Taranaki coast this morning.

Police say the boat was found submerged near the Waitara sandbar just after 6am.

Coastguard found the survivor in the water.

No one else is believed to have been on the stricken vessel.

The person, whose condition is unknown, has been taken to hospital.