28 Mar 2010

Teenager missing at Piha Beach

9:42 pm on 28 March 2010

Emergency services searched for a teenager missing in the water at Piha Beach, west of Auckland on Sunday.

Police were alerted about 3pm that the boogie boarder had not returned to shore.

Inflatable boats, the Westpac helicopter, and a fixed wing plane were used to look for him but only his board has been found.

A spokesperson says the search will resume on Monday morning.