A young girl has drowned at Lake Rotokawau in Rotorua this afternoon.
A police media spokeswoman said police were alerted to the incident at around 4:35pm.
Her death will be referred to the Coroner.
Meanwhile a child is in a critical condition after a water incident in the Coromandel tonight, St John ambulance reported.
St John said two ambulances and a rescue helicopter were sent to the scene in Mirandajust after 8pm.
A police spokeswoman told the Herald emergency services were called to the Mirana Holiday Park just after 8pm.
The injured child was subsquently taken to Starship children’s hospital in a serious condition, police said.
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