Police are trying to find the owner of a red kayak which was found in the water at Bucklands Beach.

It had a fishing rod and an anchor with it and was found at about 8am, about 300m from Musick Point.

Anyone with information on the owner of the kayak is being urged to call Counties Manukau Police on 09 263 2709 or the Police Maritime Unit on 021 191 3131.