Body found on track at Punakaiki

Punakaiki blowholes
Photo: ODT files
An investigation is under way after a body was found on a track on the West Coast.

A police spokesman told the Herald a body was found by a member of the public on the Pororari River Track in Punakaiki on Monday about 9.20am.

"An investigation is under way into the circumstances of the death.

"The Porarari River Track remains open."