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Asia Pacific How two American women survived five days in New Zealand wilderness

An North Carolina exchange student and her mother got lost hiking in the expansive Tararua Forest Park. How they survived their ordeal.

An American exchange student and her mother were rescued over the weekend in the New Zealand wilderness, where they were lost for five days after setting off on a day hike. A helicopter pilot spotted the large "help" signs they had made from fern fronds.

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