Body located in search for missing man

Police have this evening recovered a body near Mayor Island in the Bay of Plenty.

The body was located and reported to Police by people out on a recreational boat at around 3.30pm today.

While formal identification is still to be carried out, we believe it is missing man Gordon Nicholson.

Our thoughts are with Mr Nicholson’s family and loved ones.

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