21 May 2021

Police find body in search for missing fisherman

10:18 am on 21 May 2021

Search and rescue teams looking for a missing fisherman in Raglan have found a body.

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Photo: RNZ / Patrice Allen

Police said it was found yesterday about 10.30am on a beach near Papanui Point.

It was spotted by a drone.

The body had not been formally identified, but police believe it is the 40-year-old man they had been looking for.

The fisherman was last seen about two-and-a-half weeks ago.