Others are reported to have sustained injuries.
"It really is amazing what you can do when your life depends on it!"
"You could actually see, just by chance, down to the forest floor and there they were."
"If these guys went into the bush and I was not allowed to fish then I want the book thrown at them!"
Both became injured while lost in the bush for weeks.
They had been missing for 18 days in Kahurangi National Park.
They had been missing for nearly three weeks.
Police received a call on Saturday after personal items were found on a track.
The public are being asked to help locate them.