Rescue chopper locates hunter lost in Taupo bush

Bush east of Taupo where a hunter got lost. Picture / Supplied
Bush east of Taupo where a hunter got lost. Picture / Supplied

Taupo's Greenlea Rescue Helicopter has been involved in two incidents today, including a hunter who got disoriented and lost in bush east of the town.

The second incident involved taking a young girl who had fallen from a horse north of Taupo to Rotorua hospital. She had suspected spinal injuries

This evening just before dark, the rescue service was alerted an active beacon east of Taupo.

A lost hunter was located and reunited with his companions at a relatively nearby camp. The group is leaving the area tomorrow.

- NZ Herald

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