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Dramatic evening rescue underway after boaties stranded on island – New Zealand Herald

By 10pm tonight, the duo still hadn’t been rescued.

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Taranga Island in the Hen & Chickens Islands group as seen from the top of the Brynderwyn Hills. Photo / FileA dramatic evening rescue is underway north of Auckland, where two boaties have run into trouble.
It is understood the pair’s boat was damaged and they made it to an island off Mangawhai Heads.
An Eagle helicopter is keeping an eye on the two boaties, who are on Taranga Island, while they await rescue by Police boat crew, a Police spokesperson said.
By 10pm tonight, the duo still hadn’t been…

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