The body of a man who went missing in Southland on Friday has been found in a river.
The man was found in Waikawa River in Progress Valley.
It's thought he was whitebaiting at the time, police said in a statement.
He went missing on Friday and was found by a search and rescue team yesterday morning.
The death has been referred to the coroner.
"Police would like to thank the Tokonui-based Land Search and Rescue group for their assistance in the search operation," police said.