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Person found dead in the water at Northland beach; police investigating

Police are at the scene following a sudden death in Whangārei Heads this afternoon.

Ocean Beach, in Whangārei Heads. Source: Google Maps

Police were called to the scene at Ocean Beach at around 1.15pm, where a person was found deceased in the water off the beach, a police spokesperson told 1 NEWS.

The person has been taken back to shore, the spokesperson said.

Police are now making initial inquiries into the death.