Poor weather is continuing to hamper search and rescue
efforts for missing tramper Alistair Levy in the Kahurangi
Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter pilot Jarrod Colbourne
said low cloud had prevented a search near the summit of Mt
Owen for the 54-year-old experienced tramper.
"We're hoping to get in today but we've been hoping that the
last couple of days."
Mr Levy of Palmerston North left Nelson last Saturday
morning. He sent a text message the next morning to say he
had tramped to 1875m up Mt Owen and has not been head from