Two missing off Great Barrier Island

Greenstone TV Ltd.
Coastwatch Publicity
July 14th 2012
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The police maritime unit is searching for a boat that has gone missing with two people on board.

A spokeswoman says it left Great Barrier Island after a fishing competition yesterday, and was due home at five pm on Friday.

The boat was reported overdue just before 12pm on Saturday.

Police say Coastguard has also been notified.