Missing boatie's body found

4:31 pm on 13 June 2017

A body found in an Auckland Harbour is that of missing man Tevita Kava, police have confirmed.

Auckland cityscape over looking water from the Auckland harbour bridge

Auckland Harbour Photo: RNZ / Brad White

Police said Mr Kava's body was found in the Waitemata Harbour yesterday morning.

Mr Kava, from Mangere, went missing after he fell off a charter boat into the harbour on 3 June.

He was 29 years old, and could not swim.

Police have notified his family and the matter has been referred to the coroner.

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