Police looking for occupant of kayak located off the Kapiti Coast

Police looking for occupant of kayak located off the Kapiti Coast

Wellington

Police are appealing for information after a green kayak and paddle were located floating in the water near Raumati South, Kapiti Coast.

Police were notified of the floating kayak around 1:40pm and enquiries are currently underway to confirm if anyone was in the kayak prior to it being located this afternoon. 

It is possible the occupant is back on shore safe and well but Police have received conflicting reports about the kayaker's whereabouts.

Police would like to hear from anyone with information or from the kayaker themselves.

Anyone with information should contact Police on 111.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Team