Latest updates: Muriwai shark attack

Muriwai Beach on Auckland's west coast. Photo / Dean Purcell
Muriwai Beach on Auckland's west coast. Photo / Dean Purcell

A person has died after a reported shark attack at Muriwai Beach on Auckland's west coast this afternoon.

Fatal shark attacks in New Zealand waters are rare, with one attack every 13 years on average in the last 160 years.

Read on for updates and additional information.


- NZ Herald

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