Missing kayaker's - Sumner, Christchurch - Canterbury
Yesterday, Thursday 2 January 2014, two men took their kayak to Sumner and went kayaking sometime after 10.45 am. They have failed to return and police are extremely concerned for their safety.
They took the kayak on their white Chrysler station wagon, which has since been located at the Sumner life boat car park by police.
The kayak is described as a “Malibu” two person sit on kayak, red and orange in colour.
One of the males is aged 46 years and the other aged 17 years. The pair were both wearing ¾ length wet suits. One will be wearing a yellow lifejacket and the other a red lifejacket.
A search has been commenced.
Police are appealing to boat operators to keep a look out around the Sumner, Lyttelton area of Banks Peninsula.
Anyone with any information is asked to
contact the Police or the SAR Co-ordinator Logan Penrose on