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Tramper airlifted to Wellington Hospital

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 14/04/2017

A tramper injuring his chest in a fall while hiking near the Wainuiomata Coast has been airlifted to hospital.

The Wellington rescue chopper set off for the Haurangi Hut in the Orongorongo River around 6.30am on Saturday where it picked the man up.

He was then flown to Wellington Hospital for treatment, the Life Flight Trust rescue chopper team said in a statement.

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