Huge bill to taxpayers for search operation to find model who went wandering ...

Massive search for model, 23, who was found after going missing from a dance party 'cost a whopping $30,000 and meant police could not respond to other jobs' Kate Delaney from Sydney's North Shore vanished from a party Sunday night  She was found by police on Tuesday at a remote property after a frantic search Police pleased at outcome but couldn't respond to other jobs because of search The widespread and extensive search for the model will cost at least $30,000  NSW Police say Ms Delaney did not know she was reported missing by friends

By Kylie Stevens and Charlie Moore For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 23:42 BST, 21 May 2019 | Updated: 23:42 BST, 21 May 2019

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A massive search for a model who went missing after a dance party in the Hunter Valley cost a whopping $30,000 and meant police could not respond to other jobs, it has been revealed.   

Kate Delaney, 23, was found at a remote property on Tuesday, almost 36 hours after she vanished from a house dance party in the Howes Valley area without her shoes or phone just before 2am on Monday.

Worried friends raised the alarm after Ms Delaney, from Sydney's north shore, failed to arrive home.

Sydney model Kate Delaney (pictured) was found on a remote property in the NSW Hunter Valley almost 36 hours she vanished from a dance party

Sydney model Kate Delaney (pictured) was found on a remote property in the NSW Hunter Valley almost 36 hours she vanished from a dance party

Following an extensive search that began at sunrise on Tuesday, the PolAir helicopter located Ms Delaney who was wandering around barefoot and wearing a red sarong 2.5

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