A man has been rescued from the Kaimanawa Ranges this afternoon after suffering a gunshot wound.
The man was helicoptered to Waikato Hospital and Police are speaking with a second man who was with the injured man.
Rescue teams were alerted to the situation after an emergency beacon was activated.
Police are investigating to understand the circumstances around how the man received his injuries.
At this time no further information is available in relation to the incident.
Issued by Police Media Centre