Missing Northland men located
Monday February 10,
The two men who went missing off the
Northland coast yesterday while fishing have been
About 1.30pm the Whangaroa Coastguard vessel
located the two men in their boat drifting 1.6 nautical
miles offshore, northeast of the Tekura Rocks.
that the boat's outboard motor had broken down.
men, aged 72 and 23 years, are safe and well.
launched a search for the men when they failed to return
late last night after leaving about 2pm on a fishing trip
from Mill Bay, Mangönui.
The search involved a fixed
wing aircraft and two coastguard
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