Tuitania (Tui) Marama Barclay
The police search of a Dunedin home on Friday provided no
major leads relating to the disappearance of a mother who went
missing 12 years ago, Detective Senior Sergeant Malcolm Inglis
However, Snr Sgt Inglis, of Dunedin, who is leading the
investigation, said some new ''positive'' information had
been received when police made a call for information on
Police reopened a cold case after suspecting foul play in the
disappearance of Tuitania (Tui) Marama Barclay in 2002.
Snr Sgt Inglis said Ms Barclay's former partner Bill Brown
was living in England, with the couple's two children.
When Ms Barclay disappeared, the two youngest children were
under the age of 2.
A month before Ms Barclay disappeared, she had indicated she
was going to end her relationship with Mr Brown.
Police had not spoken to Mr Brown since the case had been
Snr Sgt Inglis said Bill Brown was a common name in England,
which made finding him ''reasonably difficult''.
For now, the investigation was focused in New Zealand and
inquiries had been made in Waikato and Otago, he said.
''We've got an open mind to any scenarios; we can't close the
door on anything at this stage.''
People with information can contact Detective Matt Preece on
471-4800. Information can also be provided anonymously by
calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555-111.