Wanaka police are trying to establish the identity and
whereabouts of a young German man seen tramping in the Dingle
Burn near Lake Hawea about nine days ago.
Senior Constable Mike Johnston told the Otago Daily Times
this morning the man, believed to be about 19, indicated to
another tramper he intended to continue across high mountain
passes to the Mt Cook village.
The other tramper, now near Motueka, had become concerned at
having heard nothing more from the German man and contacted