Search to continue tomorrow for two people missing in Manawatū River


A search for two people missing in Manawatū River has been suspended overnight and will resume in the morning.

Looking up stream of the wide and still Manawatū river.

Manawatū river. (File image) Photo: 123rf

Emergency services were notified of the incident near Maxwell’s Line in Palmerston North at 3.15pm.

Two people reportedly went underwater and failed to surface.

An air, water, and ground search had been underway today.

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