8 Oct 2010

Search continues for teens missing at sea

8:12 pm on 8 October 2010

The search for three Tokelauan teenagers missing at sea since early Wednesday morning is continuing.

The boys, aged 15 and 14, were last seen late on Tuesday night in the village of Atafu looking for fuel for their small aluminium boat.

New Zealand's Rescue Co-ordination Centre has been assisting authorities in Tokelay with the search which has covered 21,000 square kilometres so far.