Five more migrant workers killed in New Zealand
Posted by te2ataria on August 2, 2016
Five foreigners killed in Tauranga crash
The five foreigners killed in a crash in Tauranga were workers at the Aongatete Kiwifruit Packhouse.
“The 8 o’clock shift at Aongatete Kiwifruit Packhouse was leaving for the night when a logging truck collided with a car turning right out of Dawsons Rd on to State Highway 2.”
The five victims were seasonal migrant workers who came to New Zealand during the picking season. http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/82755406/Five-killed-in-Tauranga-crash-I-went-over-to-the-car-but-no-one-was-moving
Other reported road fatalities this week include:
Far North District Car crash
Monday, 1 August 2016 – One person was killed and a second received injuries in a car crash involving one car on Rawene Rd, near State Highway 12.
Fatal Wairau Valley crash
One person was killed in a crash on State Highway 63, Wairau Valley. No further information was released by police at this time. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/police-attending-fatal-wairau-valley-crash
Woman’s body found on side of Auckland motorway
A 23-year-old woman has been found dead near a motorway off ramp in Auckland.
Two people were killed in serious crash in Tauranga
At least two people were killed following a 5-vehicle crash in Mt Maunganui at 4pm on Friday. Two others are said to be in critical condition with a fifth person sustaining serious injuries (?) http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/82635748/lanes-closed-due-to-serious-crash-in-tauranga
Dead man found in car beside Wellington motorway
Police say they have found a body inside a car stopped on the side of the Wellington motorway, beside State Highway 1, northbound near the Churton Park off ramp at 7.45am on Thursday, police said.