Canadian trampers reported missing


A search is underway for two Canadian trampers reported overdue by family members.

Louis-Vincent Lessard and Etienne Lemiwux, both 23, were due to walk the Kepler Track in Fiordland National Park.

Police have established the pair, who speak French, travelled on an Intercity bus leaving Queenstown on July 7 arriving in Te Anau at about 9.45am.

The police SAR squad and Queenstown combined investigation branch are both involved in the operation.

Anyone with information should call Southern District Police on 03 4715002.