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Man missing in Lake Rotoiti

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 4/01/2017

A man remains missing overnight after a jumping from his boat on Lake Rotoiti and failing to resurface.

Police have suspended the search for the 48-year-old man with police divers set to resume in the morning as the search changes to a recovery operation.

The man had been on the boat with his family, police say.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at 2.10pm on Wednesday with police, the coastguard and a rescue helicopter joining the search for the man.

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