Police can now release the name of the man who died after a water incident in Lake Arapuni on January 5.
He was 18-year-old Zion Brown, of New Plymouth.
Police started searching for the man on January 5 after receiving a report of a person missing in the water about 8:25pm.
The Police National Dive Squad recovered the body in the Jones River Landing area around 6pm the next day.
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The death will be referred to the coroner.