Missing tramper - Mt Holdsworth, Tararua Ranges
Location: Mt Holdsworth, Tararua Ranges
and rescue are currently searching for a 29 year old Chilean
tourist who has become disoriented in the vicinity of Mount
Holdsworth in the Tararua Forest Park near Masterton.
had gone to Mt Holdsworth for a day hike and lost the track
on his return journey to Holdsworth Lodge
authorities to his predicament by way of a cell phone. He is
not equipped for an overnight stay in the forest park.
helicopter search could not reach the area where he is
believed to be due to low cloud.
Five volunteer search
teams have been deployed to the area overnight.
conditions are mild but the missing tourist is believed to
be in the sub alpine zone and below the bush edge.
hoped that cloud conditions will improve in the morning.
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