Missing canoeist Lake Te Anau Found Dead
Missing canoeist Lake Te Anau
confirm that they have recovered the body of the 24 year old
man who went missing on Lake Te Anau whilst canoeing
The body was located a short distance from his
canoe at Brod Bay.
The name of the man is yet to be
confirmed, but he is not from New Zealand.
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