11 Apr 2016

Auckland tourist missing in Tonga

8:52 pm on 11 April 2016

Tonga Police are appealing for any sightings of a missing Auckland tourist who has vanished from a local resort.

Gregory Paul Reynolds went missing on Friday and air and sea searches over the weekend failed to find him

The 47-year-old was last seen walking between Liku'alofa Resort and Ha'atafu Village, on Tongatapu, shortly before he was due to go to the airport to return home.

Police were notified by resort staff who found his luggage had been left in his room.

The Matangi Tonga newspaper reports Mr Reynolds arrived in Tonga on 1 April.

His family have been advised, and New Zealand Police are assisting their Tongan counterparts.