A man has been charged with murder over the death of a 2-year-old girl at Little Waihi in March.

The 37-year-old accused is due to appear at Tauranga District Court tomorrow.

The toddler was found dead on the tidal flats near Maketū on March 26.

"This was a tragic incident and we would like to thank members of the public for their assistance and cooperation during the course of this investigation," says Detective Sergeant Louise Curragh.

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"As the matter is now before the court Police will be making no further comment."