One person is dead after falling into the water at Whites Beach in Anawhata, west of Auckland.
Police received a report that a person had fallen into the water at the beach around 3:15pm.
Emergency services attended the scene and the person was recovered from the water by surf lifesavers.
Attempts to revive the person were unsuccessful, police said.
It’s unclear at this stage what the person was doing before they fell into the water.