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Police divers have been unable to locate a man who fell overboard from a charter boat in Auckland Harbour last night.
The man was reported overboard at 9.20pm, and rescue operations last night and today have been unable to locate him.
Police and search and rescue teams have been deployed in the Birkenhead Wharf and Upper Harbour areas while Coastgaurd, the Police Maritime Unit and search and rescue volunteers have also been involved.
The search which will again include a dive squad will resume again tomorrow.
Police say Worksafe will be notified.
Police believe the death of a young woman whose body was found in a stormwater drain in South Auckland yesterday was the result of a tragic accident.
Emergency services were called to Favona in Mangere at 4.40pm yesterday after the 17-year-old woman was found in the drain.
When police attended, it was discovered she was deceased.
Counties Manukau Police say they have spoken with witnesses who found her and to other local residents who saw her prior to an apparent fall.
The matter has now been referred to the Coroner who will determine the exact cause of death, police said in a statement this afternoon.
Police will be assisting the Coroner with further enquiries.
Police have extended their deepest sympathies to the young woman's friends and family at this time.