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Missing tramper - Nina Valley area

"Missing tramper - Nina Valley area"

A search is under way for a tramper missing in the Nina Valley area, between Lewis Pass Road and Nina Hut.

Brigitte Visagie, aged 56, walked to Nina Hut with two companions on Friday 19 April. They stayed the night and began walking back to State Highway 7 yesterday.

Brigitte became separated from her companions and was last seen at the Nina swing bridge at around 1pm yesterday.

She was wearing a blue rain jacket, orange fleece windbreaker, and long grey pants.
She was carrying a grey Macpac pack, possibly with a yellow pack cover.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have seen Brigitte since 1pm yesterday – particularly a party of trampers who may have seen or spoken to Brigitte near the Nina swing bridge.

If you can help, please call Christchurch Central police station on 03 363 7400.


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