7 Nov 2016

Men found after failing to return from four-wheel-drive expedition

1:44 pm on 7 November 2016

Search and rescue teams have found two men who failed to return from a four-wheel drive trip in the MacKenzie District in the central South Island yesterday.

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The men set out on Friday night and were due home on Sunday, but neither showed up for work today.

A land-based search and rescue operation was launched at Dobson Valley, near Twizel.

A short time ago, police said the men had made contact with them, and they were both safe and well.