8 Apr 2012

Woman missing overnight in forest found safe

11:37 am on 8 April 2012

A 60-year-old woman missing overnight in the Waipoua Forest, west of Dargaville, has been found safe and well.

Police said she had entered the bush at midday on Saturday to look for weaving materials,

They were alerted when she failed to return home that evening.

Searchers located the woman at 9am on Sunday.