The man who was found dead in a boat in the Tauranga Harbour on Saturday has been named as Clayton Patrick Nathan-Graves.
The man was 29 and from Pyes Pa. He was also known as Clayton Patrick Graves.
Police were continuing to investigate the circumstances of his death, alongside Maritime NZ.
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A number of people had contacted police following an appeal for witnesses.
Police would still like to hear from anyone operating a boat, fishing or walking in the area on Friday night or Saturday morning.
In a death notice published online, it said "he passed away suddenly due to a boating accident on October 5".
He was described as "forever young" and a cherished family member.