2 Feb 2016

Man who died in Waipapa Bay fire named

3:03 pm on 2 February 2016

The person found dead after a house fire near Kaikoura has been identified as Timon Arama Garbes.

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

A police spokesperson said the 31-year-old's family had been notified of his death.

An investigation into the cause of the fire continues.