Manslaughter charge laid over Manukau Harbour boat tragedy

A manslaughter charge has been laid over last year’s Manukau Harbour boating tragedy which saw a woman die and her son left missing at sea.

Gemma Ferregel died after the boat capsized and her 10-year-old son Ryder remains missing at sea.

The tragedy happened on the night of November 6, 2022 in the harbour near Clarks Beach.

“Today, police have arrested and charged a 62-year-old man with manslaughter,” Inspector Joe Hunter, Area Commander, Counties Manukau South said.

“He is expected to appear in the Manukau District Court today.”


A group of five were on board the boat near Clarks…

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