NZ Police Alert: Missing Person, Tautaku, S. Otago
10:00 3-01-2008 Southern
NZ Police Alert: Missing person, Tautaku (South of Owaka/Balclutha), South Otago
Location of incident: Tautaku
Incident Type: Missing person
A 54 year old South Otago woman has gone missing in the Tautuku area (South of Owaka/Balclutha).
She was last seen when she went for a walk at 10am on the 3 January 2008, she has grey hair and was wearing a yellow Paka and Gym shoes.
Police and search and Rescue personnel have been searching throughout the night. A Helicopter was used to search an area she was thought to have been walking in but failed to locate her.
Ground parties started searching at first light this morning, this will continue throughout the day.
This is an initial incident report. Please keep in mind that as more information is gathered by Police at the scene specific details may change.