Waikato deer hunter injured in fall

  • 10/10/2015
Waikato deer hunter injured in fall

A deer hunter who fell 150 metres down a steep hillside has been flown to hospital.

The Waikato man, in his 50s, was injured after taking a tumble at Matahiwi, in the Whanganui River valley, this morning.

A nearby group of hunters spotted him and took him to a woolshed while emergency services arrived.

He was flown to Whanganui Hospital and is now in stable condition.

NZN