20 Jan 2019

Two searches in South Auckland for men missing in water

5:54 pm on 20 January 2019

Police are searching for a man who was swept into the water at the Hunua Falls in South Auckland this afternoon.

The man went missing near the waterfall just before 3pm this afternoon.

A police spokesperson said the Eagle helicopter was near the scene.

Land Search and Rescue are responding, and the Police Dive Squad will also attend.

The accessway to Hunua Falls is closed while police continue their search for the man.

Meanwhile, another man is missing at a swimming hole in South Auckland.

He went under the water at the swimming hole off Pratts Road in Ramarama, but failed to surface.

He was reported missing just before 5pm.

Emergency services are at the scene.