Wellington District Police are continuing to search for a 29 year old female runner who failed to finish a trail run in the Örongorongo Valley yesterday.
At 7am this morning, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter commenced searching the area with heat detection equipment in an attempt to locate the missing woman.
Additional Land, Search and Rescue teams from the Horowhenua and Wairarapa have also arrived in the area and began searching at around 8am.
Wellington Police have received a number of calls from members of the public offering to assist in the search. At this stage additional search personnel are not required but Police would like to thank the public for their support.
Issued by Kevin Sinnott