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Woman's body identified after being found at Opotiki beach

Police have identified a woman's body found on Morice's Bay beach last night.

The body of missing woman Marama Greeks was discovered by a member of the public on Morice's Bay, east of Opotiki just before 7pm.

Police say it's too early to speculate how she died.

Ms Greeks, 54, was last seem in Opape, 13km east of Opotiki on New Year's Eve.

The death will be referred to the coroner and a post mortem examination will be conducted on Saturday.