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Because of the remote and difficult terrain around Wanaka, about 95 per cent of search and rescue work involves a helicopter.
Melchior estimated the group needed ‘‘about $30,000 every year just to stand still’’.
Wanaka Landsar chairman Paul Marshall, a former Auckland police officer now
Plaque: Governor General Sir Jerry Mateparae and Phil Melchior of Wanaka unveil the plaque at the Wanaka LandSar building on Saturday afternoon.