Update - Search for missing boat

Update - Search for missing boat

Auckland City

The search for a boat reported overdue after leaving Great Barrier Island last night has ended for the day.

The boat, with two people on board, left Great Barrier Island after a fishing contest.

Police were notified that the boat was overdue at around 11.45am today and the Auckland Police Maritime Unit has been searching since then.

The Maritime Unit will recommence the search tomorrow morning at first light. 

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre.