27 May 2013

Overdue hunter walks out of bush

6:26 pm on 27 May 2013

A Southland man who was overdue on a hunting trip has walked out of the bush.

The 38-year-old from Riversdale was in the Piano Flat area of Southland.

Police in Gore sent a team to look for him on Monday morning.

A spokesperson said he had fallen down a bluff and lost his gun but managed to walk out of the bush uninjured.