One found dead near Coromandel beach, another injured in boating incident

One person died and another is in hospital after a boating incident on Coromandel Peninsula today.

Two people were found near Pokohino Beach, Onemana, after a boating incident. Source: Google Maps

Police say emergency services responded this afternoon to a report of two people being found near Pokohino Beach, Onemana, on the peninsula's east coast, having been earlier involved in a boating incident.

Police were called about 1pm.

One person was found deceased, while the other was airlifted from the area to Waikato Hospital in a moderate condition.

The death will be referred to the Coroner.