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    Bodies of men missing in Tongariro found

    The bodies of two men missing in rugged bush in the central North Island have been found nearly a month after they fled from police.


    The bodies of two men missing in Tongariro National Park after fleeing from police nearly a month ago have been found.

    The men, in their 20s, had been missing since August 12, when they allegedly fled from police in a stolen car on State Highway 1 and went into the central North Island bush.

    "It is important that we have been able to bring the men back to their whanau to provide them with a sense of closure at this difficult time," says Senior Constable Barry Shepherd.

    The deaths will be referred to the coroner.

    There had been an extensive search for the men.


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