A man whose body was found washed up on Muriwai Beach this morning has been identified.
However, police will not yet release the 66-year-old man's name because they were still working to locate and notify next of kin.
A member of the public called police after discovering the body on the West Auckland beach about 10.25am.
The body was recovered today and a post-mortem examination will be carried out tomorrow.
Police will also be investigating the circumstances surrounding the man's death.