25 Mar 2018

Diver who died in Doubtful Sound named

6:56 pm on 25 March 2018

A man who died while diving in Doubtful Sound has been named.

Ian Gregory Wells, 54, was from Roxburgh in Central Otago.

Police said Mr Wells got into trouble during a dive trip on Saturday near Bauza Island.

A doctor who was in another boat performed CPR, but was unable to revive him.

Two other divers who helped were taken to Invercargill Hospital as a precaution.