30 May 2015

Missing hunter found 'safe and well'

8:40 pm on 30 May 2015

The search for a 37-year-old hunter, missing in the Coromandel State Forest Park, has ended with his safe return.

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Photo: AFP

Police said the hunter had walked out of the bush a short distance from where he went in, near Hikutaia.

He had been missing since Thursday, and a search began after he failed to turn up for work on Friday.