An incomplete list of latest murders, road kills…
Truck driver denies killing tourist cyclist
Taiwanese visitor Ming Chih Hsieh, 33, was killed in a collision with a truck and trailer unit at the intersection of Carmen and Waterloo roads in the Christchurch suburb of Hornby on September 29, last year, according to a report.
However, the Christchurch truck driver, David Peter Connell, 50, has denied killing the tourist cyclist.
[Your honour, it wasn’t me who killed the Taiwanese tourist, it was the truck. The bloody monster has a mind of its own, honest!]
Motorcyclist killed in a collision today on State Highway 56
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 – 5:20pm –
The motorcyclist killed in a collision today on State Highway 56 at the intersection of Walkers Road, Longburn, has been formally identified as Bernard Nicholas Dekker, aged 56, of Palmerston North.
Body found after search for a missing swimmer
The identity of the male aged 18 years is known, but has not yet been released.
Day three – no trace of missing Dutch tourist
Police and dogs from Canterbury have again failed to find any trace of missing Dutch tourist Ken Boogers, 26. He was last seen on the Pillar Point track between Wharariki and Puponga in Golden Bay on Saturday, police said.
Search for boy Mike Zhao-Beckenridge, aged 11, continues
Victim of fatal incident Oxford named
Canterbury Police have named the victim of an incident on farmland near Oxford last night (23 March 2015). He was 61 year old Rodney Alfred Bennett from Rangiora.
Pedestrian killed in Whanganui named
A woman who was killed after she was struck by a truck at the intersection of Great North Road and London Street, Whanganui on the evening of Friday 20 March, 2015 has now been formally identified as Judith Maree Alexander, aged 45, of Whanganui.
Unexplained death [murder mystery] in Coromandel
Waikato Police investigating the unexplained death of a 37-year-old man say a post-mortem examination planned for tomorrow. The incident occurred in a Wyuna Bay property outside Coromandel about 11pm on Sunday, 22 March 2015.
Henderson hit and run victim named
The man who was killed after being hit by a vehicle on Universal Drive, Henderson shortly before 10pm on Friday, has been named as 50 year-old David John Caldwell.
Crash victim named
Levin Police say the man who was killed in a single vehicle crash on Kimberley Road, Levin, in the early hours of 21 March, 2015 was Mohd Shafiq Bin Mustapha, aged 20, of Palmerston North.
Motorcyclist critical after Hastings collision
Three separate car crashes leaves five injured, two seriously
Five people have been injured – two seriously – in Auckland in three separate car crashes this morning.
Hunter killed in Stewart Island shooting
Serious crash south of Christchurch
Two cut from cars after Yaldhurst crash