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It is understood emergency services were alerted to a body in the water this morning.
The Canterbury Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched but was stood down after a local pilot retrieved the body.
Police confirmed they were called to the beach near Edmund Ave around 11am after reports a man had gone into the water and not resurfaced.
They said Coastguard assisted in retrieving the body.
His death will be referred to the Coroner.