Busy night for search and rescue teams

A walking track in New Zealand native bush getty
Both tourists and locals have run into trouble (Getty)

A hunter reported missing on Sunday has been found dead in rural Wairarapa.

The 60-year-old man failed to return from a hunting trip, with search and Rescue teams working through the night to find him.

Police said he was experienced but unfamiliar with the area.

His death has been referred to the coroner.

Meanwhile a Danish man has been airlifted to hospital after becoming injured on a North Island walking track.

The 20-year-old was found in dense bush near the western edge of Lake Waikaremoana, suffering from a dislocated and broken arm.

He was taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital for treatment.

In a happy ending, two missing trampers in Arthur's Pass National Park have been located after getting lost near the Deception River.

The 57-year-old man and 25-year-old woman were found wet and cold, but safe, by a helicopter this morning.

They are being flown out to family waiting at Arthur's Pass.