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Hunter missing in Tararuas

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 31/05/2016

© Getty Images A hunter ill-equipped for a night in the bush has gone missing in the Tararua Ranges near Levin, sparking a search and rescue operation.

The man separated from his hunting partner near Makahika on Tuesday night and the partner raised the alarm, police say.

"The hunter was not equipped for an overnight stay," they said in a statement.

Search teams went into the Tararua Forest Park on Wednesday morning.

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