11 Jan 2019

Search for swimmer missing at Whangārei Falls halted

6:38 pm on 11 January 2019

The search has temporarily stopped for a man who failed to resurface after going under the water at Whangārei Falls.

Whangārei Falls.

Photo: Google Maps

Earlier today, police said they were attending the incident.

However, police noted that the search has been stopped and the Police Dive Squad will resume the search tomorrow.

Whangārei Falls will be closed until the search operation is complete.

Police said scene guards will be at the site overnight.