A man has died after getting into trouble in the water near Whangamata.
Police and ambulance were called to Whangamatā Beach around 4.45pm today to reports a man was in trouble in the water, says a police spokesperson.
"He was brought from the water by another person, and CPR was commenced.
"Unfortunately, he was not able to be revived.
"Police will make inquiries into the death on behalf of the Coroner."