Tramper rescued from Canterbury hills

  • 26/12/2017
The helicopter crew picked up a solo woman tramper and took her to Christchurch Hospital.
The helicopter crew picked up a solo woman tramper and took her to Christchurch Hospital. Photo credit: file

A woman has been rescued from Te Araroa trail near Lake Coleridge.

The Rescue Co-ordination Centre of New Zealand received an alert from a personal locator beacon at 3:46pm on Tuesday, a spokesman said.

A rescue helicopter was sent to Comyns Hut in the Black Hill Range.

The helicopter crew picked up a solo woman tramper and took her to Christchurch Hospital.

NZN