Search underway for teen missing at 90 Mile Beach

A multi-agency search and rescue operation is underway at 90 Mile Beach for a missing teenager.

A search and rescue is underway at 90 Mile Beach.

Police say the 16-year-old boy was swimming with a group when he was hit by a wave around 5pm this afternoon. He has not been seen since.

The local surf club, the fire service and the Northland Emergency Services Trust Helicopter have joined the search.

Three people have drowned so far this holiday period.