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Lost Pig Hunter Located in Thames

Lost Pig Hunter Located in Thames

At approximately 2.15pm on 15th November, Police SAR confirmed they had located the missing pig hunter in Thames. The male had not been seen since he entered the bush on Thursday afternoon for a short pig hunting trip.

The 39 year old male was located safe and well near Andesite Creek in the Kopu-Hikuai Valley. The man confirmed he had seen the plane searching for him yesterday. He elected to make shelter, light a fire and remain in that location. Police SAR confirm this was the correct action to take and assisted them in locating the male. Police, the hunter and his family would like to thank volunteers for all their time and efforts during the successful search operation.

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