One person dead after boat overturns at Manukau Heads

One person is dead following a boating incident at Manukau Heads on Auckland's west coast. 

St John Ambulance (file picture). Source: St John.

Police say initial indications are that the boat overturned after being called to the incident at 9pm last night.

Two other people have been taken to Middlemore Hospital with minor injuries.

Police are working to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.