Two Divers Die in Lake Pupuke, near Auckland

Two divers on a training course have been killed on a dive in Lake Pupuke. The divers, Daniel Waata Stoneham and Tyron North, went missing on Friday 15th July. Apparently a third student was injured.  Mr. North’s body was recovered on Friday afternoon. Mr. Stoneham’s body was  found today, in 53 metres of water.  At this stage, there is no information on what happened.

Our sympathies go out to the families and friends of those involved.

More information from the New Zealand Herald’s website.

About Neil Hambleton

I am a British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) Advanced Diver and an Open Water Instructor. I have been diving since 1992, after joining South China Diving Club (SCDC), which is a Hong Kong-based branch of the BSAC. Having moved to New Zealand, I am now a member of BSAC New Zealand.
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