Hiker winched off mountain

Last updated 09:27 19/01/2014

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A man who suffered a medical condition while hiking was winched off Mt Taranaki by helicopter yesterday.

Volunteer alpine rescue member Mike Johns helped the Taranaki Community Rescue Helicopter winch the man to safety from 300 metres below Syme Hut about 4:30pm.

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