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Tourist rescued from Mt Tongariro
« on: June 04, 2008, 06:34:23 AM »
3/06/2008 10:12:07 a.m.

A 32-year-old English tourist was rescued after losing his way in cloud below the Mt Tongariro summit on Sunday afternoon.

The man reached the summit at 11am but became disoriented in cloud on his descent.

Search and rescue teams located the man at 6.30pm, 1km from the marked track, and got him off the mountain by midnight.

Source: http://www.landsar.org.nz