A pig hunter who called emergency services after falling down a bank has been rescued.

The 35-year-old has been flown to Rotorua Hospital by helicopter with back and abdominal injuries.

The man has been transported to hospital with back and abdominal injuries. Photo / Supplied
The man has been transported to hospital with back and abdominal injuries. Photo / Supplied

The man called emergency services to say he'd fallen down a 25m bank at Marotiri.

His dogs had also disappeared.

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LandSar volunteers battled thick bush and rough terrain to help find the man.