Man dies in hang glider accident

9:47 pm on 14 June 2018

A man has died in a hang glider accident at a beach in South Auckland.

Emergency services were called to the incident at Kariotahi Beach around 4pm today.

The New Zealand Hang gliding and Paragliding Association are investigating the incident, with assistance from the Civil Aviation Authority.

A paraglider is reported to have crashed at Kariotahi Beach in South Auckland (file photo).

Kariotahi Beach in South Auckland Photo: Google Maps