Aerial search fails to find Alistair Levy In Kahurangi Pk.
Aerial search fails to find Levy
An aerial search was
completed yesterday afternoon in Kahurangi National Park for
missing Palmerston North man Alistair Levy.
over the Castle Basin and bluff areas failed to find any
trace of him.
No further plans have been made for teams to
enter the field. Any further search will be dependent on
information coming forward.
© Scoop Media
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