5 May 2015

Body confirmed as Dutch tourist

10:16 am on 5 May 2015

Human remains recovered from Farewell Spit have been confirmed as being Dutch tourist Ken Boogers.

Ken Boogers

Ken Boogers Photo: SUPPLIED

Mr Boogers, 26, was last seen alive in March on Pillar Point track near Wharariki in Golden Bay.

A large search and rescue operation failed to find any trace of him at the time.

The remains were found near Farewell Spit late last month.

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