3 Jul 2015

Body of missing hunter found

5:27 am on 3 July 2015

Police have found the body of a man missing on a possum-hunting trip in Coromandel.

Scott Grant Driver, a 50-year-old from Kaimarama, had been hunting with two pitbull terrier dogs between Cooks Beach and Hahei on Wednesday, but did not return home.

Searchers found his body yesterday evening at the bottom of a bluff.

Mr Driver's death was referred to the coroner.