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An air and sea search for a swimmer missing off Dunedin's Brighton Beach has been called off because of rough conditions.
It's been a busy afternoon for search and rescue, with three rescue operations across the country in the past few hours.
A father and his six-year-old daughter who left on a sailing trip more than a week ago have not been heard from since.
A helicopter has returned to the Mt Cook/Aoraki National Park in a bid to rescue two stranded climbers before dark.
A Tongan man and his son who went missing while on a fishing trip three days ago have been found.
A hunter who has been missing in the central North Island's Kaimanawa Ranges since Saturday has been found safe and well.
A man has drowned in Taranaki and, separately, a diver is missing off Banks Peninsula in Canterbury.
A Dutch tramper stranded for two nights on Mount Taranaki by heavy snow has been rescued.
Police in Southland have called off their search for two divers who were reportedly spotted being swept out to sea at Bluff.
Searchers have failed to find two divers reported missing in high seas off Bluff.
John Funnell is one of the pioneers of helicopter search and rescue. Describing his job as 'hours of boredom and moments of terror', he has just recently retired after an incredible 49 years flying… Audio, Gallery
A man lost on Mt Stanley in the Marlborough Sounds has been brought out of the bush by rescue volunteers.
Three climbers plucked off Mount Taranaki last night were caught in falling debris while the rescue operation was under way.
Two trampers have been found safe and well after going missing in the Hunua Ranges south of Auckland yesterday.
Pavlina Pizova, the Czech tramper who survived a month in a Routeburn Track hut, used all the resources at her disposal to stay alive, including using a file to make snowshoes. Video, Audio
A British tourist who went missing in Paparoa National Park says his two nights in the bush were cold and distressing. Audio
Today's rescue of six people from snow in Kahurangi National Park is another reminder for people to check the weather before venturing into the wilderness, police say. Video
Upper Hutt residents will keep looking for missing local Mary Berrington, despite police calling off their search for her.
The search for missing Upper Hutt woman Mary Berrington has been suspended, after five days of searching.
Police are considering scaling back the search for an Upper Hutt woman who's been missing for four days.