10 Nov 2008

Search under way off Timaru for diver

5:38 pm on 10 November 2008

A search and rescue operation is under way off the coast of Timaru for a diver.

The Rescue Co-ordination Centre says the diver went missing while diving from a fishing boat about 2.30pm on Monday.

It says sea conditions are perfect in the search area, which is about 37km off the coast of Timaru.