Missing Opotiki hunters found safe and well

Waioeka Gorge
Police and LandSAR will seatch the area on Saturday around 10am. Photo credit: Google Maps

Two hunters - a father and son - have been found safe and well after spending a night in the bush near Opotiki.

The pair were hunting on the Goldsmiths Track in the Waioeka Gorge on Friday, but failed to return. Police were alerted around 8pm on Friday night.

The father and son weren't prepared for a night in the bush, but found their own way out around 9am on Saturday/

Police and LandSAR were set to search the area from 10am.

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