29 Oct 2018

Search for missing Otago paua divers enters third day

From Morning Report, 6:47 am on 29 October 2018

The search for two missing divers off the South Otago coast has entered its third day. The men, aged 23 and 51, were diving for paua at Purakaunui Bay on Saturday night but failed to return. Search and rescue teams have been focussing on the area between Irihuka - also known as Long Point - and Nugget Point. Senior Constable Murray Hewitson has been coordinating the search.