Body found in search for missing boat in Southland

A body has been found in the search for a missing boat and its occupants on Lake Hauroko, Southland.

Police say they were notified late on Friday about the missing boat.

A search of the lake was undertaken using a local boat operator yesterday.

At about midday today police located a body near Teal Bay at the southern end of the lake.

Police continue to search Lake Hauroko with a helicopter and jet boat for the boat and one remaining missing occupant.