Soldier located by NZ Defence Force staff
Title: Soldier located by NZ Defence Force staff
soldier missing overnight on the Heaphy Track in Golden Bay
was located about 8am today by his NZDF colleagues.
Police were informed shortly after 10pm yesterday that
the man and become separated from his tramping party.
Police assessed the situation and considered there was no
immediate requirement to deploy search and rescue teams. The
man was well-equipped and weather conditions were good.
Police monitored the situation overnight and have been
informed the man has been located.
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