A 7-month-old boy died after falling into the water at a
Whitianga marina yesterday.
The boy was on holiday with his family from Auckland when the
They were at the marina and the boy fell into the water,
Emergency services staff tried to revive the boy after he was
pulled from the water, but he died at the scene.
"This is an absolute tragedy for all who were involved," a
police spokesman said.
It would be up to the coroner to determine whether the boy
drowned or died from another cause.
Victim Support were supporting the family.
Waikato police were investigating the circumstances
surrounding the death.
- Brendan Manning of APNZ