Overdue British Tramper
Thursday, 19 December 2013 -
Christchurch Police are
concerned for the wellbeing of a British tourist, who is
overdue while walking the Te Araroa Trail between Nelson
Lakes and Boyle River.
Andy Wyatt, who is believed to be
about 24 years old, was last seen at Blue Lake in Nelson
Lakes National Park on about the 13th of December. He was
intending to tramp to Boyle settlement in the Lewis Pass,
where he was due to uplift a food package on the 16th of
Another tramper spoke with him at the Blue Lake
hut, but he has not arrived at Boyle settlement.
Constable Phil Simmonds says he may have left the area
without contacting the Boyle Education Centre, where the
food parcel was delivered. Police and LandSAR are checking
huts and tracks on the trail today.
Anyone with any
further information is asked to contact Christchurch Police
on 363 7400 urgently. The police event number is
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