20 Oct 2019

Hunting party member dies in forest park in Hawke's Bay

10:25 am on 20 October 2019

A member of a hunting party has been found dead in Kaweka Forest Park, in Hawke's Bay.

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Poor weather in the Kaweka Forest Park delayed the recovery of a body. Photo: Supplied / DOC / Shellie Evans

Police say rescuers tried to recover the body last night, but could not due to bad weather.

The body was recovered this morning.

The death is not thought to be suspicious and it has been referred to the Coroner.