FREE MUSIC! 18 million songs. Over 450,000 artists. Free the Music and Share the Love with iHeartRadio.

LISTEN LIVE TO NEWSTALK ZB

Newstalk ZB

ON AIR NOW

Keep up with
Newstalk ZB

Follow Us

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube

Select region

Site Search

Search Search

Far North search underway for missing boat

Share |

Upper North Island News | Monday February 11 2013 10:59

Far North search underway for missing boat

Related

A search and rescue operation is underway in the Far North - a boat carrying two men has been missing since last night.

A police spokesperson says the pontoon boat left Mill Bay at Mangonui yesterday afternoon with a 72-year-old and his 23-year-old son on board.

The pair were due back at 9pm yesterday and a Coastguard search was conducted along the coastline.

Police say the boat has no form of communication or flare kit and are unsure the men had life jackets on board.

A fixed wing aircraft and coastguard boats have been out searching since first light today.

Photo: stock.xchng

Advertisement
  • Basketball: Wizards beat Bulls again in NBA playof ...

  • Super Rugby: Warratahs wary of Weepu's return

  • Man's body found in Beach Haven

  • Heroin smuggler gets death sentence

  • Carissa Moore retains surfing title

  • Closer economic ties for East Coast

  • Auckland Weather

    19°
    Today
    Partly Cloudy
    H:24° L:16°
    Click for More Weather
    More Weather

    The Republic of NZ

    Should New Zealand cut ties with the monarchy and become a republic?

    Vote Now

    View Results