4 Jan 2011

Body found in Wellington harbour identified

9:45 pm on 4 January 2011

The body of a man found off Seatoun beach in Wellington harbour has been identified as that of a missing Fijian.

He was Anare Roqica Nayacatoga, 27, who had been living in New Zealand for the past two and a half years.

Mr Nayacatoga was last seen swimming at the beach on Monday evening.

Police say his family was at the scene when the dive squad recovered the body at Steeple Rock just after 10am on Tuesday.