Human remains uncovered in Motueka


Nelson police believe they have uncovered human remains at the top of the sandspit near Raumanuka Reserve in Motueka.

The remains were reported to police this morning around 9.50am after being discovered by a member of the public.

Nelson Senior Sergeant Grant Andrews says the site has now been handed over to the local iwi and the Department of Conservation and the remains are not being treated as suspicious.

More to come.