Dive Squad Resumes Search for Missing Boatie in Haast
Dive Squad resumes search for missing boatie in Haast
By Sergeant Matt Tailby, Greymouth Police
This morning the
Police National Dive Squad have returned to the Wendy
wreckage, near Smooth Water Bay, Haast, to search for missing fisherman
Kieran Lynch who has not been seen since 14 September, 2017.
Now weather conditions have
improved, it is hoped they will be able to dive
the unexplored stern portion of the wreck that was previously inaccessible.
The divers will be attempting to locate Mr
Lynch, as well as conducting an
examination of the vessel.
It is expected this will take some time, as the
wreck is resting at a depth
of about 25m.
continuing to provide support to the families affected by
tragedy, and we are hopeful that we can find Mr Lynch and return him to his