Search underway for fisherman missing at Auckland's Piha

11:32 am on 20 April 2021

A man is missing after an early morning fishing expedition at Piha, near Auckland.

Piha, west of Auckland.

Piha, west of Auckland. Photo: Unsplash / Caitlin Taylor

Police say the Eagle and Westpac Rescue Helicopters are out searching for him, with help from Piha Surf Club.

The man and a friend went fishing early this morning on the rocks and he was last seen about 5.30am.

MetService is forecasting large swell with waves with faces up to 3.3 metres at Piha today.