A man's body has been found in the search for a missing boatie north of Gisborne.
Two helicopters were deployed yesterday at 5pm after a boat overturned at Tikitiki, 3km south of the Awatere River mouth.
Two people were in the boat at the time.
One person made it to shore to raise the alarm and a search began to find the second person.
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Police and emergency services found a body around midday about 9km from where the boat overturned.
His death will be referred to the Coroner.