UPDATE- search at Huia, Waitakere, Auckland
The search for a missing 16-year-old swimmer at Whatipu
Beach will resume again at 8.30am.
Emergency services were
notified at 1.30pm yesterday that a teen had entered the
water and not come out.
Search teams were deployed
immediately and worked until dark but unfortunately did not
locate the missing swimmer.
Police, SAR and other
volunteers will be continuing a shoreline and water search
No further information is available at this stage
– updates will be provided in the event of any significant
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