Missing Tasman woman found safe and well

A 75-year-old woman reported missing yesterday in the Motueka Valley area has been found safe and well this afternoon.

Tasman police say Judith Nash was found by members of the public.

She had been last seen walking along the Motueka Valley Highway with her dog about 5.30am yesterday.

Her crashed vehicle was found abandoned on the same stretch of road.

Police Search and Rescue continued a search today and appealed for Motueka Valley locals to check their property for any sign she may have been there.

Police have thanked organisations and individuals who supported the search over the last 36 hours and helped to achieve a positive outcome.

Judith Nash Source: Supplied