Girl dies after boat capsizes
A girl has died after a boat capsized near Surat Bay in the Catlins today.
Balclutha police and the Dunedin rescue helicopter were called to Surat Bay in the Catlins at about 1.30pm today following a boat capsize.
Three people were onboard.
Two men made it back to shore and reported that a teenage girl was missing.
Initial reports were that the girl was on shore being attended to by emergency services, but police have since confirmed she had died.
The Southland Times