17 Dec 2017

Diver missing off Wairarapa coast

9:36 pm on 17 December 2017

A helicopter and a police launch are searching for a diver missing off the south Wairarapa coast.

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A file photo of the Wairarapa coast. Photo: RNZ/Carol Stiles

The man, who was with two friends, was reported missing at 1pm on Sunday.

A police boat was sent to the area, near Flat Point Beach, from Wellington to assist.

A navy ship was also on standby.