The man whose body was pulled from Wellington Harbour yesterday has been identified.
Graham Hutcheon, 57, from Upper Hutt, was believed to be a passenger on an Interislander ferry on Sunday night.
Police found his body yesterday afternoon. A post-mortem examination was completed today, and police are awaiting the final results.
"We are continuing to work with the Interislander to establish if he was a passenger on the 8pm sailing on Sunday," said Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Sears.
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Police are also searching his vehicle, which was found a short distance from the ferry terminal.
Mr Hutcheon's body was first sighted by boaties near the Pencarrow part of the coastline.