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Missing canoeist Lake Te Anau


Missing canoeist Lake Te Anau


Te Anau and Invercargill Police are involved in a search for a missing canoeist on Lake Te Anau. They are being assisted by local SAR members.

The man in his early 20's was last seen taking his canoe to the lake at about 10 am yesterday and has not been seen since. It is believed the man had a life jacket. The canoe is an old fiberglass model colored red.

A helicopter was used yesterday to search the lake but did not locate any sign of the man.

A helicopter will once again search for the man this morning.

Police are making background enquires into the missing man who is from overseas.


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