Search for boatie resumes in New Plymouth

An IRB from Fitzroy surf lifesavers take part in the search for a boatie missing off the Taranaki coast. Photo / Supplied
An IRB from Fitzroy surf lifesavers take part in the search for a boatie missing off the Taranaki coast. Photo / Supplied

The search for an 18-year-old whose boat flipped off the coast of New Plymouth about a week ago has resumed this morning.

Matt Smith went missing near Paritutu Rock on Monday. His friend survived after swimming two hours to shore.

Thirty-five police and Land Search and Rescue volunteers from Whanganui and Taranaki are again searching the coast today.

- NZ Herald

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