UPDATE: Water rescue at Huia, Waitakere region
The search for a missing 16-year-old swimmer at Whatipu
Beach has been suspended for the day.
were notified at 1.30pm that the teen had entered the water
and not come out.
He was with two others at the time, who
were able to return to shore.
One person remains in
hospital this evening for observation.
The search will
resume tomorrow morning with Land Search and Rescue and the
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