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Police launch investigation after 'sudden death' at Northland lake

Police have launched an investigation after a body was found in a Northland lake this afternoon.

Waro Reserve. Source: Google Maps

Police say they were called to reports of a sudden death in the water at Lake Waro, Hikurangi, in the Whangārei District about 1.30pm.

Details are scarce, but police are "making a number of inquiries to establish what happened".