The Mystery Man

Scott has never denied that he had drunk a bit more than he could handle on New Years eve at Furneaux Lodge and that some of his behaviour could be described as obnoxious. However he was not the only one that night who could be described as being in that state. At his trial he took the blame for at least three other men's drunken antics, as well as his own. One was a lone yachtsman from the ketch "waves" and another was the:

Mystery Man!

Who is this man? 

This is a recognisable likeness of the last person seen with Ben Smart and Olivia Hope, as they boarded a 40 foot ketch at Furneaux Lodge in the Marlborough sounds in January 1998. 


Height approx 175cm (5 9), wiry build, dark hair. At Furneaux 1998 was aged about 32, spoke with kiwi accent, salt laden hair, weather beaten appearance. Now aged about 36. 

If you have seen this man or have information which may help identify him please contact in confidence: 


Mike or Jenny Kalaugher

P O Box 11, Oneroa, Waiheke Island,

Ph: Bus (09) 372-7552 Pte (09) 372-6933




Mystery Ketch

The Real Scott Watson

Cleaning Evidence