Two mountain bikers reported as missing in Upper Hutt last
night have made contact with police after spending a night in
Wellington police Sergeant Guy Callahan said a call was
received at 7.55pm last night from a woman who called to
report her husband and son-in-law missing.
The 23 and 50 year-old had gone to ride mountain bike trails
off Karapoti Road near the Akatarawa Valley.
Mr Callahan said the pair made contact with police at 8.55am
to say they became lost overnight and had to cellphone
coverage to call for help.
"They were three to four kilometres from the road when they
"They're fine and well and making their way out under their
A Search and Rescue team would meet the pair when to emerged
to check their condition and find out what happened, Mr