Person drowns in Papanui Inlet
A person has drowned in the Papanui Inlet on the Otago peninsula this afternoon.
Details were scarce as 9 Local News went to air, but police say the drowning occurred after a boating mishap.
They say two people were in a boat on the inlet, near Portobello, when the incident occurred.
Police were informed just before 3 pm.
No further details were available.