Divers will this morning search for a swimmer, believed to be
an Australian tourist, who was reported missing yesterday
The Police National Dive Team will join the search today for
the man who disappeared during a swim in the Waikato River
The man, believed to be in his 20s, was swimming near the
Full James Rapids downstream of the Aratiatia Dam when he
called for help, police said.
A woman who was with him ran to the riverbank but the man had
disappeared from view.
Police were notified about 6.15pm.
Police, the harbourmaster and Coastguard were to resume the
search at first light today.