NZ police release name over Crash, Kawarau River

Police can now confirm the identity of the person found in a partially-submerged vehicle in the Kawarau River yesterday afternoon, following a crash that was discovered on Tuesday evening.

He was 59-year-old John Robert Howard, of Queenstown.

Further inquiries are underway as to the circumstances of what happened.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.