- Publish Date
- Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 7:35AM
The body of a male teenager who got into difficulty whilst swimming at the Hunua Falls swimming hole yesterday has been recovered by Police.
Members of the Police National Dive Squad recovered the body of the 13-year-old last night just after 10:30pm.
The teenager was at the swimming hole with members of his extended family when he got into difficulties in the water.
Another member of his family has tried to rescue him, however was unsuccessful.
His family is being supported by Police and Victim Support and our thoughts are with them during this difficult time.
His name will be released once all next-of-kin have been notified.
Source: New Zealand Police