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Central Otago Mirror - - WANAKA NEWS -

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

Photo: JOHN TAY­LOR/SUP­PLIED

Plaque: Gover­nor Gen­eral Sir Jerry Mateparae and Phil Mel­chior of Wanaka un­veil the plaque at the Wanaka LandSar build­ing on Satur­day af­ter­noon.

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