Fiji Time: 6:30 AM on Thursday 23 November

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

NZ Police retrieve Fijian couple's bodies

TALEBULA KATE
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Update: 4:12PM THE bodies of a Fijian couple were pulled out from a Christchurch lake in New Zealand today.

According to an online Radio New Zealand (RNZ) report, Police divers pulled out the bodies of a 26-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman from the lake where a car had disappeared last night.

According to the report, witnesses told Police they saw a man and a woman arguing late yesterday afternoon shortly before the car went into the water about 5.45pm on Tuesday.

The man was reported to have dived several times to get to the submerged car before failing to resurface.

The bodies were found late this morning.

A family friend of the missing couple told RNZ that the pair lived in Christchurch but were from Fiji and had a six-month-old baby, who was being looked after by family.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62150.6025
JPY 55.262252.2622
GBP 0.36590.3579
EUR 0.41410.4021
NZD 0.71730.6843
AUD 0.64430.6193
USD 0.48800.4710

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 22nd, November, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 'Operation Kill Bill'
  2. Line-up unchanged
  3. Teacher testifies in trial
  4. Sex crimes
  5. Rain brings floods
  6. Mind game
  7. 'Naiqama capable of captaining Tigers'
  8. iTLTB looks into land tenancy concerns
  9. Water source for 10,000
  10. Zimbabwe celebrates end of Mugabe era

Top Stories this Week

  1. Celebration planned to welcome COP23 delegates Tuesday (21 Nov)
  2. COP23: France invite for Timoci Friday (17 Nov)
  3. The Crying Rock Sunday (19 Nov)
  4. Where there's a will... Thursday (16 Nov)
  5. Bid to win Tuesday (21 Nov)
  6. Walker brothers' radar focuses on Fiji Bati kingpin Friday (17 Nov)
  7. 'God first' Sunday (19 Nov)
  8. Timoci opens COP23 Thursday (16 Nov)
  9. Fiji Bati requests for continued prayers Monday (20 Nov)
  10. Bati rest day Tuesday (21 Nov)