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Kaipara Harbour tragedy - Names and photos released

"Kaipara Harbour tragedy - Names and photos released"

Police can now release the names of the remaining 7 victims of the Kaipara Harbour boat tragedy.

We are also able to confirm the name of the remaining missing person, who remains the subject of an ongoing search, but sadly, is presumed to have drowned.

Photographs of six of the men are attached to this release on the Police website, please right click on the images to download them.

The name of each person is listed below each photograph.

They are listed in alphabetical order, with surnames in capital letters;

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Mr Afamasaga with his wife Mefi and son Tavita


Mr Afamasaga with his daughter Amy

Taulagi AFAMASAGA, also known as “Lagi”
Aged 56 years old
Samoan
Note: Missing, presumed drowned.

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Auerua Ngametuaangai ARIA
Aged 59 years old
Cook Islander
Note: no photo available

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Mr Manumua with his family

Alipate Afeaki MANUMUA, also known as “Pate”
Aged 33 years old
Tongan

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Fred MARSTERS, also known as “Freddy”
Aged 58 years old
Cook Islander

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Tevita Natisolo TANGI, also known as “David”
Aged 31 years old
Tongan

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Mr Taufa with his wife Tepola (Deborah)

Fonua Amanu TAUFA, also known as “Nua”
Aged 42 years old
Tongan

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Mr. Ungounga with his two daughters

Sunia UNGOUNGA
Aged 43 years old
Tongan

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Police family liaison officers have been assigned to the families of each of the men, and these officers continue to work closely with the families.

The search for Mr Afamasaga continues.

Police 4-wheel drive vehicles have conducted a further shoreline search this afternoon, which will continue into the evening.

Search efforts will continue tomorrow and will involve the use of quad bikes to allow a search of the northern tip of the South Head.

ENDS

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