5 Nov 2014

Body confirmed as missing fisherman's

7:44 pm on 5 November 2014

Police have confirmed the body of a man found north of Auckland at the weekend is that of missing fisherman Nick Stubbs.

Martin's Bay, in the Rodney district.

Martin's Bay, in the Rodney district. Photo: PHOTO NZ

Mr Stubbs went missing after he set off on a fishing trip from Martins Bay on 14 October with 37-year-old companion Stewart Atutahi. Mr Atutahi's body was found on 15 October.

Mr Stubbs' family said funeral for the 22-year-old would be held at Snells Beach on Friday.

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