Man dies in Lake Te Anau boat race

Yesterday afternoon (November 4) Police and ambulance responded to an incident on Lake Te Anau, where an occupant of a yacht had fallen into the water.

The boat was part of an annual race on the lake.

A Police spokesperson said several other vessels responded to the area to search and a man was located in the water a short time later.

CPR was commenced on a man in his 60s, however it was unsuccessful.

Police are making enquiries on behalf of the coroner.


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