A large search is under way along a Northland beach for a man who has been missing for three days.

Specialist police search and rescue teams, Coastguard and surf lifeguards are scouring Ahipara Beach for the 62-year-old man who was reported missing on Saturday.

Senior Sergeant Cliff Metcalf said he was last seen in the Shipwreck Bay area.

Police have been conducting extensive inquiries since Saturday but the man, described as a local to the area, had not been seen.

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Far North Land Search And Rescue Operations Manager Grant Adams, and Police Search and Rescue Senior Constable Mario Kake scour Ahipara Beach for signs of a 62-year-old far North man.
Far North Land Search And Rescue Operations Manager Grant Adams, and Police Search and Rescue Senior Constable Mario Kake scour Ahipara Beach for signs of a 62-year-old far North man.