A kayaker had to be picked up and taken back to shore after getting into trouble near Auckland's Harbour Bridge this afternoon.
Authorities were called to the area after a member of the public reported seeing a kayaker in some difficulty.
It is understood the incident happened about 1.30pm.
"Maritime Police sent [a] small boat out to assist and picked up the kayaker who was having difficulty paddling against the wind,'' a police spokeswoman said.
The kayaker was said to be tired but safe and well.