8 Oct 2019

Police seek information on death of 29-year-old in boat

7:45 am on 8 October 2019

Police are appealing for information about the death of a man found in a boat in Tauranga harbour.

A body was discovered in a damaged boat in the Pilot Quay shore area on Saturday morning.

Police said the victim was a 29-year-old Tauranga man.

They want to speak to anyone who entered or exited Tauranga by boat between midnight Friday 4 October and 8am Saturday 5 October.

They also want to speak to anyone fishing in the harbour entrance or walking around the Mauao base track during the same period.