A person has died after a vehicle plunged into Tauranga Harbour this evening.

Chapel Street, Tauranga.Chapel Street, Tauranga. Photo: Google Maps


Emergency services were called to Chapel Street, where there was a report of a vehicle in the water shortly after 5pm.

One person died at the scene while another person was treated by medical staff.

The road remains closed.

An investigation into the circumstances of the incident is ongoing.