Toddler found dead in Far North creek

An 18-month old girl has been found dead in a Far North creek.

Kaitaia Police Senior Sergeant Geoff Ryan said the child had wandered a short distance from her home and was found in the Waipapakauri Creek, about 13km northwest of Kaitaia, about 11.30am yesterday.

The death has been referred to the coroner.

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