Police confirm death of missing hunter in Wairarapa

Police confirm death of missing hunter in Wairarapa

Wellington

Police can confirm the body of a 60-year-old man who was missing in Tora Bush on Sunday has been located.

The man was an experienced hunter but was not familiar with the area and did not return at the agreed upon time.

Police and Land Search and Rescue teams were deployed and worked through the night to locate the man.

This matter will be referred to the Coroner.

Police’s thoughts are with the family at this sad time.

ENDS

Note to media - the area where the hunter went missing is very remote and communications are limited. More information will be released when available. 

Issued by Police Media Centre.