Man seriously injured in shark attack at Northland beach

A man has been attacked by a shark in the water at Baylys Beach, near Dargaville in Northland today.

Police say the attack happened at around 6pm.

The 25-year-old man has been flown to Whangarei Hospital for treatment.

A St John spokesperson told 1 NEWS he is in a serious condition.

Police remain at the beach and will be providing advice to anyone in the area.

Shark bite to man's surfboard at Baylys Beach.
Shark bite to man's surfboard at Baylys Beach. Source: Northland Rescue Helicopters.