News from NZ Police
At about 10:55 this morning, Police including Eagle and the Westpac Rescue helicopter rescued two men clinging to an overturned dinghy near the Mahurangi Peninsula between Casnell Island.
Both were not wearing life jackets and one of the men was able to maintain contact with Police using his cell phone.
Police would remind people to always wear lifejackets and to have the right equipment in the event of an emergency whilst boating.
One of the men was airlifted to the Auckland Hospital for medical treatment, the other was returned home.