61-year-old tramper found in National Park

The 61-year-old male who was overdue from a walk in the Tongariro National Park has been found. 

At approximately 6:40pm last night police received a report of the lone man, however, he was found at around 11pm on the Tupapakurua walking track. 

A police spokesperson said they were happy they found him as temperatures were dropping and snow was expected to fall.

The man was assessed upon his exit out of the National Park and appears to be doing ok.