Police appeal for help to find missing Kiwi in Tonga

Tongan police were appealing for help to find a missing New Zealand visitor from Auckland, Mr. Gregory Paul Reynolds, 47.

Reynolds was last seen on Friday April 8, 2016 between 11:00am- 1:00pm on the road between Liku’alofa Resort and Ha’atafu Village.

He was wearing black shorts and carrying a white t-shirt.

Reynolds was due to return to New Zealand on Friday April 8 however Police were notified by the  Liku’alofa Resort staff when he failed to meet his pick up ride to the airport.

Reynolds luggage was left in his room.

Mr. Gregory Paul Reynolds. Photo/Supplied

Reynolds arrived in Tonga on  April 1, 2016 and was believed to be travelling alone when he went missing.

Tonga Police commenced looking for Reynolds on Friday 8 and carried out land and sea searches over the weekend. The search will continue today.

“Tonga Police, working with the help of the Community are doing our best to find Mr. Reynolds and reunite him with his family,” says Police Commissioner Steve Caldwell.

Reynolds next of kin in New Zealand has been advised.

New Zealand Police have also been notified and are assisting Tonga Police with their inquiries.

Tonga Police is appealing for any help or any sighting of Reynolds to please contact 922 or the nearest Police Station to you.

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