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Hunter dead after fall from ridge

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 7/10/2016

<span style="font-size:13px;">A man has died on a hunting trip after falling from a ridge.</span> © Getty Images A man has died on a hunting trip after falling from a ridge. A man on a hunting trip near Whataroa has died after falling from the Gunn Ridge track.

Two men were on the trip when one slipped from the ridgeline and was killed in the fall.

"A Search and Rescue recovery operation will take place (on Saturday) to recover the body of the deceased," Senior Sergeant Vicki Walker said.

The man's partner was rescued by police and is receiving victim support assistance.

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