Award for Wanaka Police Search and Rescue team

The Wanaka Police Search and Rescue team, alongside LandSAR Wanaka, Southern Lakes Helicopters, Aspiring Helicopters, and the Aoraki/Mt Cook Alpine Rescue Team, were last night awarded a certificate of achievement by the NZ Search and Rescue Awards.

The award was given for a rescue that took place over several days on Mount Aspiring.

At around 8am on 31 July 2018, a climber was reported overdue in returning from a trip up Mount Aspiring.

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