Boaties rescued from Tairua Bar

Two boaties have been rescued from the water just off the Tairua coastline this afternoon.

It is reported the two men ended up in the water after their boat flipped on the Tairua Bar shortly before 1pm.

“We were notified that two men were in the water just off Tairua at 12.40pm,” says a police spokesperson.

“They ended up being rescued from the water by people on another boat and the incident has since been resolved.”

The spokesperson says neither of the two men, who are believed to be a father and son, were injured as a result of the incident.