Body of missing freedom camper found

  • 30/11/2016
James 'Hemi' Rano Dick (NZ Police / supplied)
James 'Hemi' Rano Dick (NZ Police / supplied)

Police divers have found the body of a freedom camper who went missing in a Golden Bay river nearly a week ago.

Divers recovered the body of 45-year-old James 'Hemi' Rano Dick from Takaka River on Tuesday.

His body was found around 120 metres from where he was last seen waist-deep in water in the river last Wednesday afternoon.

The death has been referred to the coroner.