20 Jun 2016

Man found in Waikato River and motorcyclist killed in Matamata named

9:22 pm on 20 June 2016

Police have named the man whose body was found in the Waikato River yesterday.

He was William Rex Sim, from Hamilton.

The 77-year old was reported missing last week.

Police say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

A motorcyclist killed when his bike and a car collided near Matamata yesterday has also been named.

He was Ivan Philip Stanbridge, who was 60 and from Tauranga.