Rescue teams have been redeployed to search for a man missing in the Manawatu River in Palmerston North.
The man was last seen yesterday at 6pm. It is believed he went into the river to rescue a dog.
A female was rescued from the river and taken to Palmerston North Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The police National Dive Squad, volunteer LandSAR, and a helicopter are searching an area of the water around Fitzroy Bend.