Police release name of man who died in boat race

Lake Te Anau. PHOTO: Chris Watson/PROFocus Photography

Southern Police can now release the name of the man who died after falling off a boat Saturday afternoon.

Emergency services were called at 1:30pm on Saturday. November 4 to the incident on Lake Te Anau.

He was 68-year-old Howard Robert Phillips of Invercargill.

The Police say their thoughts are with Howard’s friends and family at this tragic time, while the matter is now with the Coroner.


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