31 Jan 2016

Body recovered after Kaikoura house fire

4:57 pm on 31 January 2016

A body has been recovered after a house fire near Kaikoura.

Fire crews found the house in Waipapa Bay well ablaze when they arrived at 8.30pm yesterday.

This morning an occupant was still unaccounted for.

Police said a body had been recovered but had yet to be identified.

Fire investigators are still looking into the cause of the fire.