Two people have drowned after a fishing trip turned to tragedy in Northland this afternoon.
Emergency services rushed to Maunganui Bluff, near Dargaville, at about 2pm.
By the time they reached the scene the bodies of two people had been located.
A third person was found in a serious condition.
The person was stabilised and then airlifted to Northland Base Hospital, Whangarei.
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