Four of the foreigners killed in New Zealand named
Posted by te2ataria on December 30, 2015
Latest toll: An Aussie, two Chinese and a Nepalese killed in NZ
Xia LIU, a 38-year-old woman, and Ji Shun LI, a 33-year-old man, were killed by drowning at Ruapuke Beach on Christmas Day.
“Both parties were Chinese nationals who had been residing in Hamilton on work visas working on a large scale engineering project, police said.
A 30-year-old man was airlifted to Waikato Hospital in a serious condition. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/name-release-king-country-christmas-day-double-drowning
Another murder mystery?
The body recovered from the surf at Mt Maunganui on Monday (28 December 2015) has been identified as that of a young Nepalese student Pawan Kumar Khadka, police said.
Coroner has not released the cause of death of the 22-year-old who was born in Kathmandu. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503343&objectid=11567461
Australian killed while gardening
An Australian man was killed “during a routine gardening job on the West Coast”, just three weeks after arriving in the country.
The man who lived in Brisbane, was trimming a macrocarpa tree on a property he owned on Woodstock-Rimu Rd, near Hokitika, when he fell to his death on Sunday. http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/west-coast/75491021/Australian-man-killed-during-gardening-job-on-the-West-Coast