Hunter killed in Mt Earnslaw fall named

Police have named the man who died following a fall on Mt Earnslaw, near Queenstown, at the weekend.

He was Paul James Laurie (61) of Brooklyn, Tasman.

Initial indications suggested Mr Laurie died of his injuries after falling while hunting north of the Kea Basin on Mt Earnslaw on Saturday, a police statement said.

His death has been referred to the coroner.




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