Search Continues for Missing Kayaker
Search Continues for Missing
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 -
Police and other agencies in Tairawhiti
are continuing the search for a missing kayaker today. Last
night a 25 year old Gisborne man went missing after falling
from his kayak at about 4pm yesterday afternoon. His female
companion was rescued but he was not located despite a
water-borne search operation involving sea and aircraft
The search resumed at first light this
morning and involved a shore search and deployment of RIBs
by local surf livesaving personnel. Police Dive Squad is en
route and will be deployed to the scene of the man's
Police will provide relevant updates as
they occur. Police are liaising with the man's family and
will not release his name at this stage.
Inspector Hirone Waretini, Eastern District Police 021 190
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