28 Nov 2012

Pair rescued after dinghy capsizes

6:35 pm on 28 November 2012

Two men have been rescued after their dinghy overturned near the Mahurangi Peninsula, north of Auckland.

The pair were found clinging to the dinghy near Casnell Island just before 11am on Wednesday.

One man was flown to Auckland Hospital for medical treatment, while the other has been allowed to return home. Neither was wearing a life jacket.

Police say anyone heading out on the water should take the appropriate equipment, including life jackets.