Hiker missing in Pureora Forest | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Hiker missing in Pureora Forest

The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter was dispatched by the NZ Police to the Pureora Forest, on the evening of Monday 17 October, to assist in the search and recovery of a missing hiker.

The rescue helicopter was used to transport SAR teams in to the area and conduct a search with the help of night vision goggles.

After conducting an overnight ground based search, the woman was located on Tuesday morning. The Greenlea Rescue Helicopter used the long line to rescue the woman and bring her to safety.

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