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UPDATE: August 19, 2017
Police have called of the search for missing North Canterbury woman Melissa Jane Dalgety.
Dalgety, also known as Melissa Gray, was last seen on Thursday morning, July 20.
Her car was later found at the Waikuku Beach car park.
Police ceased their efforts on Friday and have ruled out the possibility of foul play or that Dalgety has gone to another part of the country, Inspector Peter Cooper told Star.kiwi on Monday.
At its height, the search party consisted of 28 people including members of the Christchurch and Oxford LandSAR groups and dog units.
The search focused on the forest, beach and properties around Waikuku Beach.
“We have great sympathy for the family,” Inspector Cooper said.
ORIGINAL ARTICLE: CANTERBURY — The New Zealand Police is asking for the local public’s assistance in locating missing Melissa Dalgety also known as Melissa Gray out of the Canterbury, New Zealand area.
Melissa was was last seen on July 20, 2017.
Melissa is from Rangiora and Police have serious concerns for her safety.
Her car has been located at Waikuku Beach carpark late yesterday and Police have now commenced a search with Search and Rescue and Surf Life Saving volunteers.
Senior Constable Paul Beaver says 28 searchers from the Police SAR squad, Christchurch and Oxford LandSAR groups, including two search dogs, have been out searching the forest, beach and properties of Waikuku Beach in very cold and wet conditions today.
Five members of Waikuku Surf Life Saving have also conducted a search of the shoreline and the estuary of the Ashley River.
Senior Constable Beaver asks that anyone with information or possible sightings to contact Police immediately.
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If you have any information in regards to Melissa’s whereabouts, you are being asked to contact the New Zealand Police at 111 immediately.
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