Man’s body found down cliff at Cape Farewell

Rescuers are trying to recover the body of a man, found part way down a cliff at Cape Farewell at the top of the South Island.

The sea cliffs below the sanctuary and part of the predator fence built into the cliff.

Cape Farewell is at the top of the South Island (file picture). Photo: RNZ / Tracy Neal

Police received a call yesterday afternoon that personal items had been found on a track at the top of a cliff.

A drone was sent out and located a body.

A Search and Rescue and Alpine Cliff Rescue team are working to recover it.

Police said the death is not connected to the search for missing trampers Dion Reynolds and Jessica O’Connor.

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