15 Apr 2015

Missing Lake Coleridge kayaker named

8:21 pm on 15 April 2015

The kayaker who went missing on Lake Coleridge in Canterbury two weeks ago, can now be named.

Hamish Alexander Robert Duncan

Private Hamish Alexander Robert Duncan Photo: Supplied / NZ Police

Twenty-year-old, Private Hamish Alexander Robert Duncan, from Hawke's bay was last seen in his kayak on the lake on 4 April.

Mr Duncan was training to be a medic in the army.

An extensive search failed to find any sign of him.

The incident has been referred to the coroner.

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