Diver reported missing off Canterbury's Banks Peninsula

A search is under way for a diver reported missing off Canterbury's Banks Peninsula. Photo: 123rf.com
A search is under way for a diver reported missing off Canterbury's Banks Peninsula. Photo: 123rf.com

A search is under way for a diver reported missing off Canterbury's Banks Peninsula.

The search was launched after police were told the diver was possibly missing in the area of Damons Bay and Flea Bay, near Akaroa, on Saturday morning, a police spokeswoman said.

A rescue helicopter and Coastguard volunteers are searching the area.

-AAP

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