Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Tramper believed missing in Nelson Lakes National Park

Tramper believed missing in Nelson Lakes National Park

Police have concerns for a tramper believed missing in the Nelson Lakes National Park.

Department of Conservation staff alerted Police on Friday when they were informed about a tramper's pack which had been left beside the track on the Travers Saddle. The pack was located today and inquiries with other trampers in the area now suggest it may have been there for up to a week.

There have been no reports of anyone overdue from a tramp in the area and Police are very keen to establish who owns the property.

Senior Constable Dave Colville of Nelson Bays Search and Rescue said inquiries so far suggested that the owner could be Christian Ulf Erik PREHN aged 19, however that has not been confirmed.

Police would like to hear from anyone who has information as to the whereabouts of Mr Prehn, or anyone who has information that may assist in identifying the owner of the pack.

The pack is a grey Lowe Apine brand and is well-equipped with food for several days, a sleeping bag, clothing an emergency shelter and other personal items including contact lens solution. Some of the items in the pack appear to be of German origin.

The pack also has a rubber ice hockey supporter's tag for Krefeld Pinguine, a German team.

Anyone with information that may assist this search should call Nelson Police, Ph 03 546 3840.

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

Transport Report: LGNZ Calls For Proactive Approach To Mobilise Regions

LGNZ has today released Mobilising the Regions, its major transport study, which highlights the economic and social impact of strategic transport decisions nationally and in the regions, and the direct link between regional development, national prosperity, social well-being and cohesiveness. More>>

ALSO:

Transport: New Rules Bring Double-Deckers To Our Cities

New rules that allow buses, including double-deckers, to carry more people will ramp up the public transport offering in our cities, Transport Minister Simon Bridges and Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss say. More>>

ALSO:

Cycling:


Images & Video: Four Alternative Flags For Referendum

Flag Consideration Panel chair, Professor John Burrows, said the Panel’s decision had been guided first and foremost by the results of its engagement programme across a range of communities where thousands of Kiwis shared what was special about New Zealand, as well as the Panel’s own selection criteria. More>>

ALSO:

Labour: New Figures Show Speculators Rampant

New figures released by the Reserve Bank show there’s been an explosion in mortgage lending with most of the growth going to property investors, Labour’s Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says. More>>

ALSO:

False Official Information Response: English's Apology Accepted

Finance Minister Bill English is being thanked for his apology to New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters... Mr English says his staff and the Treasury have searched again, and they found the document that they denied having. More>>

ALSO:

Midwives On Pay Equity: Historic Bill Of Rights Case For High Court

“We have been left with no choice.” That from Karen Guilliland, the Chief Executive of the New Zealand College of Midwives, as the organisation prepares to file a pay parity discrimination case on the basis of gender under the NZ Bill of Rights Act in the High Court. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news