Emergency services are searching for a missing swimmer in the Karekare area at West Auckland

Police were called after a swimmer failed to resurface at a swimming hole around 3.35pm on Monday.

The swimmer has not yet been found, a police statement said.

"Police remain at the scene and the search for the swimmer continues," a statement said.

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Emergency services were called about 3.50pm and it's understood the Police Eagle helicopter is responding. Photo / File
Emergency services were called about 3.50pm and it's understood the Police Eagle helicopter is responding. Photo / File

Police were called around 3.35pm and it's understood the Police Eagle helicopter is responding.