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Bachelorette, Heartbreak Island contestant Tavita Karika dies

Bachelorette, Heartbreak Island contestant Tavita Karika dies
Fellow contestant Marc Johnson confirmed the reality star passed away on Thursday night.

Tavita Karika was a familiar face on our TV screens, appearing on both The Bachelorette and Heartbreak Island.Photo / File Former Bachelorette NZ contestant Tavita Karika has died suddenly.Fellow Bach contestant Marc Johnson confirmed to Stuff that Karika had died on Thursday night in Wellington, speaking on behalf of his friend's family.Johnson told the outlet that Karika passed away around midnight on Thursday night, recalling that he wasn't sure of the exact time "because it was just too emotional".

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