Police are searching for two trampers after they failed to make it to their campsite in Rotoiti Forest, near Rotorua.
Emergency services were called by a family member about 7.30pm on Sunday, a police spokesman says.
The family member says the pair had contacted them saying they were not going to make it to their campsite.
Search and rescue were called to locate them and by 5.40am on Monday they had not been found.
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