Today’s kiwi adventures
Posted by te2ataria on January 26, 2016
Latest disinformation (mixed with doctored news) from our sad country
Another inmate ‘extrajudicially executed’ in prison
Dolphy Kohu, 25 was executed in Whanganui Prison. “Schooled in the Waimarino, teachers from Ruapehu College were ‘gutted’ at news of his August offending and arrest. They believed he was “a good kid” who had lots of promise for the future.”
Woman killed while diving off Wellington’s south coast at Owhiro Bay
The death is at least the third reported in the area this summer in Wellington. http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/76262309/Wellington-diver-dead-despite-CPR-effort
Coroner [in true kiwi tradition] blames the victims for two road murders
The deaths of two Korean tourists on the West Coast is a further example of tourists needing to take responsibility for their driving, a coroner said.
The dead tourists could not possibly attend the hearing(!)
Sung Young Mo and her husband Kim Chil Young were killed on December 30, 2014, after crashing through the side of the Wanganui River bridge near Harihari, in Westland.
Man who drowned while swimming at beach named
Police have named the man who drowned while swimming at Long Beach, Russell as Lino Costy Hellesoe, 53. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11579865
Man who was killed in mobility scooter crash named
The Hokitika man who was killed following a collision between a car and his mobility scooter has been named as Robin Laurence McMurtrie.
Unsafe road contributed to teen brothers’ deaths in South Wairarapa crash – coroner
A coroner has described as unsafe a stretch of Wairarapa road where two teenage brothers were killed in a crash. The road may have contributed to Samuel James Hamilton Donald, 19, running his SUV off the road and colliding with a tree in 2014, killing himself and his 15-year-old brother, Angus George Johnson Donald.
Yet another man killed after collision with train in Christchurch
Unsafe diving gear led to death of Lailade Osunsade in Vanuatu
33-year-old Dr Lailade Osunsade (known as Laila), a New Zealand resident, drowned in Vanuatu. The fatal spot was the sunken American liner called the SS President Coolidge.
Ariana Brown killed in Thailand motorbike crash
Muay Thai fighter mother of three, Ariana Brown, originally from Motueka, was killed in a motorcycle crash, Thai police said.
Woman choppered from multi-car smash near Napier
A woman [with near-fatal injuries] was airlifted from the scene of a multi-car crash on State Highway 5 near Napier.
Tourist bus crashes in Northland
A tourist bus with at least 20 people on board has crashed north of Auckland. “Initial reports suggested there were 17 patients on board with multiple injuries, however it has now been clarified [after police intervention] that there were 20 passengers with one person injured.”
Mum left with two broken legs shielding daughter from crash in cake shop!
Firefighters extracting a woman entangled in a shattered cake display initially didn’t realise there was also a 6-year-old girl trapped after a car slammed into them while standing in a Whangarei shop.
Summer drowning toll at 28
As of Monday 25, January, the summer drowning toll stood at [at least] 28.
Ministry of Transport Road Toll (heavily doctored)
|Road deaths year to date|
|As at 26 January 2016||28|
|Same time last year||18|
|Fatal crashes year to date|
|As at 26 January 2016||26|
|Same time last year||18|