Police searching for a missing 41-year-old Northland woman
Police are searching for a missing 41-year-old Northland woman.
The woman left her Waipu property about 7.40pm last night.
Her family became concerned for her safety and started searching for her, then contacted Police.
Police Search and Rescue staff began searching and then managed to contact the missing woman through her cellphone.
The woman had become lost in thick bush near her house.
During the night Police managed to keep intermittent contact with the woman as she tried to describe the area she was in.
Police continued the search and about 1.45 am the woman stated her cellphone battery was nearly flat.
About 2.45am the woman had not been located, so the search was called off.
About 6am Police managed to contact the woman again who was still lost, but otherwise well.
Police have resumed the search this morning for the missing woman.