9 Feb 2013

Man calls for help after becoming stuck

5:26 pm on 9 February 2013

A man stuck on a ledge in a remote spot on Wairarapa's south coast has been rescued on Saturday.

The man, in his 20s, called 111 on his cellphone after trying to climb to a lookout.

He was able to direct a rescue helicopter to where he was.

A paramedic was lowered from the helicopter to rescue the man, who was uninjured.