30 Oct 2019

Pair rescued after failing to return from fishing trip

7:28 am on 30 October 2019

Two people have been rescued from the sea in Northland.

Police received a report just after 1am that a man and a child had not returned from a fishing trip.

A search using a police Eagle helicopter located the pair about 400m from shore, in mangroves near Te Ngaio Point Road, Tapora.

They were airlifted to hospital.