Sharks Sighted At Pauanui

Posted by on 10/01/2014

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Pauanui Beach was closed for about three hours this afternoon after sharks were sighted near the popular Coromandel Beach.

The sightings were reported at about 2 pm.

Life guards patrolling the beach worked to protocol and advised everyone to leave the water until the ‘coast was clear’.

It was reported that the sharks were not large and the type of shark was not identified.

The beach was reopened at about 5 pm.