A motorcyclist was found dead yesterday after failing to
return home from a motorcycle ride late on Saturday afternoon
between Glenfield in Auckland and Warkworth.
After an extensive search the 54-year-old rider was located
off West Coast Road, Makarau with the assistance of the
Auckland-based Westpac Rescue Helicopter.
Waitemata police said the Serious Crash Investigation Unit
attended, and police were advising the man's relatives.
Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust crew chief Herby Barnes said
they were called to search for the missing motorcyclist and
found him dead on arrival.