Body of missing diver found off Wellington coast

The body of a missing diver has been found off the coast of Wellington.

The 24-year-old was reported missing on Monday, and his gear was located on land at Makara. 

"This is an incredibly sad time for the man’s family and friends and we are thankful to be able to find him and bring them some form of closure," says Senior Sergeant David Houston said.

The diver was expected to return around 4pm yesterday. Source: 1 NEWS