Police believe the passengers in today’s helicopter crash on Fox Glacier were six foreign tourists.
It is believed two were Australians and four were from the United Kingdom. Formal identification of those people will take some time
Police have been liaising with the embassies of the countries concerned to ensure the next of kin are advised of the situation.
Police are currently planning for a recovery operation tomorrow and will update the situation in the morning.
Media: Police will update the situation in the morning. Thank you and goodnight