Search for diver con­tin­ues

Taranaki Daily News - - News - TOM HUNT AND MATT STE­WART

Fam­ily, friends and lo­cals have joined the search for a miss­ing diver off the rugged Wellington coast.

The 24-year-old diver, from New Ply­mouth, was re­ported miss­ing off the Makara coast on Mon­day evening. Po­lice con­firmed the search re­sumed at first light yes­ter­day.

Yes­ter­day, the po­lice launch, Lady Elizabeth IV, was joined by the Mana and Kapiti Coast­guards and lo­cal surf life­sav­ing clubs, po­lice said.

A Min­istry for Pri­mary In­dus­tries ves­sel also joined the search, along with Kapiti Air Pa­trol. Land SAR was do­ing a beach search.

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