Police recover body after man swept out to sea

  • 03/01/2017
Lake Ferry fishing
Fishermen at the rivermouth near the Lake Ferry township (Getty)

Police have recovered a body believed to be that of a man swept out to sea at Lake Ferry in the Wairarapa.

Boats and aerial searchers had been looking for the man at Lake Onoke, near Lake Ferry, since around 2:30pm on Monday.

The body was recovered at around 11pm on Monday at the mouth of the river.