Body on Beach Identified

Kapiti Police HQ in Paraparaumu

Police name dead man found on rocks at Paekakariki

Police in Kapiti have confirmed the identity of the man found at Paekakariki rocks on the Kapiti Coast on Saturday.

He was 35-year-old Jared Evan Anderson of New Plymouth who has been missing from Otaki Beach since last week.

He was one of two men who drowned while out on an inflatable boat on Monday 23 January.

The other man, 52-year-old Wayne Anthony De Bruyn, of Otaki, was found the same day.

Police extend their sympathies to the families and friends of both men.