Two women are being transported to Auckland City Hospital with moderate injures after a land rescue at Mt Pauanui.
Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust was called at 10.45am and conducted a winch rescue, an ARHT spokesman told the Herald.
The women were taken to hospital via helicopter, a St John spokeswoman said.
A witness at the scene said the helicopter had been hovering above the area for the last two hours and a crew member had been lowered down.
A spokesman from Pauanui Surf Life Saving Club said the club wasn't involved with the rescue but helicopter rescue and fire crews were there.
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