Fisherman dies in Bream Bay water incident

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One person has died following a water incident at Bream Bay, Ruakaka, this morning.

Police were called to the scene at 7.06am after a fisherman appeared to get into difficulty while retrieving fishing nets, says a police spokesperson.

"The man died at the scene.

"Another person was taken to Whangarei Hospital."

No other information has been released at this stage,