3 Jul 2015

Missing tramper found

10:30 pm on 3 July 2015

A tramper missing in the Coromandel has been found after activating his personal locator beacon.

Thirty volunteers had helped the police in the search for 59-year-old James Bright, who went missing yesterday.

He was found at about 4.30pm, near a stream in the Kauaeranga Valley.

He had minor injuries to his wrists but is understood to be on his way home.