Tramper found dead in Tairua named

21:23, Jan 05 2014

The man found dead on a Coromandel walking track on New Year's Day was Rotorua man Allan Couchman, 50.

Mr Couchman was identified by family at Waikato Hospital on Thursday night after he was found by walkers on the Collins Track in the Puketui Valley, near Tairua, on Wednesday.

It is thought that Mr Couchman had slipped on a wet track, suffering serious injuries.