Man disappears while snorkelling off the Makorori Coast

Makorori coast.
Makorori coast. Photo credit: Google Maps

A 33-year-old Gisborne man has gone missing while snorkelling off the Makorori Coast on Sunday.

Police were notified at 1:45pm that the man, who was snorkelling with two friends, got into trouble in the water.

Police, Rescue Helicopter, Coastguard and Land Search and Rescue volunteers have been searching the area, located north of Gisborne, on Sunday afternoon.

The Police National Dive Squad will assist with the search for the man on Monday morning.


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