Missing tramper – Nina Valley area

A search is under way for a tramper missing in the Nina Valley area, between Lewis Pass Road and Nina Hut.

Brigitte Visagie, aged 56, walked to Nina Hut with two companions on Friday 19 April. They stayed the night and began walking back to State Highway 7 yesterday.

Brigitte became separated from her companions and was last seen at the Nina swing bridge at around 1pm yesterday.

She was wearing a blue rain jacket, orange fleece windbreaker, and long grey pants. She was carrying a grey Macpac pack, possibly with a yellow pack cover.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.