22 Aug 2013

Tramper overdue in Nelson Lakes

12:06 pm on 22 August 2013

A Chinese tramper is missing in Nelson Lakes. He left West Bay at Lake Rotoiti on Tuesday and was due to return by midday Wednesday.

His vehicle has been found in the West Bay area.

Constable Dave Cogger said he was believed to have good gear and some experience.

A search team is preparing to enter the area.