8 Nov 2014

Search called off for missing man

8:32 pm on 8 November 2014

Police in Gisborne have called off a search for a man who was last seen heading into the ocean at Wainui beach this afternoon.

Wainui beach.

Wainui beach. Photo: PHOTO NZ

Police said the man was seen entering the surf about 2.45pm and has not been seen since.

They said they were satisfied he was not in the water and were making enquiries to find him.