Search Underway After Person Falls Overboard

Rescue teams search Wellington Harbour for man overboard.

A search is currently underway in Wellington Harbour after a person reportedly fell overboard from an East by West ferry this morning. The incident occurred during the 6am sailing from Queens Wharf to Days Bay.

Police are urgently seeking information to assist in identifying the individual involved in this incident. The person is believed to be a Pākehā male in his 40s.

Authorities are calling on the public for any information that may help in identifying this person. If you have any details that could assist the Police, please call 105 and reference job number P058830805.

Stay tuned to KC News for updates on this developing story.