Search for missing boat, Lake Hauroko

Search for missing boat, Lake Hauroko

Southern

Invercargill Police were notified late on Friday 31 May of a boat and occupants missing on Lake Hauroko, Southland.

A search of the lake was undertaken using a local boat operator on Saturday 1 June.

At about midday Police located a body near Teal Bay at the southern end of the lake.

Police continue to search Lake Hauroko today with a helicopter and jet boat for the boat and one remaining missing occupant.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre