The Taranaki Community Rescue Helicopter is headed to Mt Taranaki with Search and Rescue personnel on board to airlift an injured tramper to safety, police say.
The 70-year-old man's knees gave out on him as he was decending from the summit, says Sergeant Ross Wright.
- Taranaki Daily News
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