21 Jan 2019

Both bodies recovered during searches for missing swimmers

3:07 pm on 21 January 2019

The body of a man missing at an Auckland swimming hole has been recovered.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Yesterday afternoon the man, in his 50s, went under the water at the swimming hole off Pratts Road in Ramarama, but failed to surface.

Police are advising his next of kin and the death has been referred to the Coroner.

Meanwhile, police searching for a missing man at Hunua Falls have also recovered a body this afternoon.

The man went missing yesterday just before 3pm.

The body was recovered by a police dive squad.