The body of a man has been found in the Takaka Hill area in the Nelson-Tasman region.

Police say the body was located this morning and a formal identification process is ongoing.

The discovery comes 13 days after Motueka man Jason Campbell was reported missing on the Takaka Hill.

Campbell's silver Nissan van, set up for camping, was found in the area, sparking an intensive search, on August 7.

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