7 Mar 2020

Auckland-based UK woman missing in Fiji

12:01 pm on 7 March 2020

A British woman who has been living in Auckland has gone missing in Fiji.

Lydia O'Sullivan, 23, from Whitehaven, Cumbria in the UK, has not been seen or heard from for the past eight days, Cumbria police said.

O'Sullivan has been travelling for the past two years and had been living and working in Auckland.

New Zealand police have been in touch with authorities in Fiji and have provided relevant information to support their inquiries.

A British police spokesperson said she usually messaged her family daily, but had not been heard from since 28 February.

She is described as about 1.5m tall with a small build, blue eyes and long brown hair.

Police are liaising with her family and agencies including the police in Fiji.

Anyone with knowledge of her whereabouts is urged to contact Cumbria police.