22 Oct 2014

Coromandel search for missing man

8:59 am on 22 October 2014

Search and Rescue teams are scouring the Coromandel Ranges for a 59-year old Pukekohe man who has not returned from a day trip.

The 59-year-old Pukekohe man entered the range area from Kauaeranga Valley Road end on Monday and his wife contacted police when he failed to return yesterday.

Police said he was thought to be wearing jeans, and was poorly prepared for spending such a long time in the bush.

Search teams have been checked tracks and the historic Kauri log dams that are of interest to the man.

They were asking anyone who may have seen him in the ranges to contact police.

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