Police have released the name of a person found dead in Lake Rotomā yesterday.
She was Julie Kaipara, 50, of Kawerau.
A statement from police said they were called to the scene off Ōtangiwai Point at 9.45am yesterday, following a report of a vehicle in the water.
The Police National Dive Squad was notified and recovered the body early yesterday evening.
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The car has also been recovered from the water.
The death will be referred to the Coroner.
Te Arawa Lakes Trust said no rahui was in place on Lake Rotoma, however a blessing had taken place at the site.
Ōtangiwai Point is the same spot where two people died after their car plunged into Lake Rotomā in July.