Jetboat incident, West Coast - name release
"Jetboat incident, West Coast - name
The jetboater missing on the Taramakau
River on the West Coast is believed to be 29-year-old Daniel
McLellan-Skeggs, from Christchurch.
The search for Mr
McLellan-Skeggs has today been temporarily suspended due to
conditions on the river.
The Police National Dive Squad is
not actively searching today, nor are any land-based
The search will be reassessed
© Scoop Media
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