UPDATE: Search for missing fisherman, Hawke’s Bay

The search for a missing man who failed to return from a fishing trip on Saturday has continued this morning.

The man, aged 75, had been fly fishing in the Tukituki River at Haumoana but failed to return to his accommodation by dark.

The man’s vehicle was located parked close to the river.

Police have contacted the man’s next-of-kin.

Both ground and air searches resumed today from 9.30am.

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