A father and six-year-old daughter who left New Zealand in a 21ft catamaran three weeks ago and were feared lost at sea have miraculously turned up in an Australian campsite.
On Wednesday morning Alan Langdon and his daughter Que turned up safe and well at a camping ground in Ulladulla, a coastal town in New South Wales.
The Courier-Mail reports that a member of the public – who had seen articles about the missing pair in the media – approached them before authorities were notified.
Alan Langdon, 46, and his daughter Que, six, had been missing since December 17
Que's mother and Mr Langdon's ex-partner, Ariane Wyler, hired child recovery specialist Col Chapman to carry out a private search to try and track down the pair.
Last month, Ms Wyler told NZ Herald she'd had a drawn-out custody battle with Mr Langdon since they split last year.
'We suspected he was coming here [to Australia],' Mr Chapman said. 'They are safe