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Man dies in 'water incident' off Wairarapa coast

A man has died following a water incident at Castlepoint in the Wairarapa today.

Source: 1 NEWS

Police say they were notified that a person was in the sea off the coast of Castlepoint just after 1.45pm.

"A rescue operation was undertaken by a boat in the area however efforts to revive the man were unsuccessful," police said in a statement.

Police will make inquiries in relation to the death on behalf of the coroner.