Person missing after canoe capsizes in Christchurch

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Dec 25, 2022 |

One person has been reported missing in Lake Roto Kohatu this evening after failing to resurface after falling out of a canoe.

Two occupants were in the canoe when it capsized, one was rescued, however one is still unaccounted for.

Emergency services were called about 6.50pm.

The immediate area has been searched however the missing person has not been recovered.

The Police National Dive Squad has been notified and is expected to attend tomorrow.

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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