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Tongariro search for Two Men - Day Eight

"Tongariro search for Two Men - Day Eight"

Attributable to Senior Sergeant Tony Jeurissen:

The search for two men missing in rugged bush in Tongariro National Park will continue tomorrow, into its ninth day.

Searchers did not locate anything of interest today, but as a result of a review of information, have identified further areas for searching tomorrow.

There have been 60 people deployed in the search area in the bush today, made up of Police and LandSAR volunteers.

Senior Sergeant Jeurissen extends his thanks to Police’s volunteer search partners.

“This has been a long and involved operation, and they’re all motivated and focused,” he said.

ENDS

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