Today’s reported casualties on NZ’s Death Roads
Posted by te2ataria on November 28, 2016
Person killed after their car crashed off a bridge
Wairarapa road re-opens after crash
Monday, 28 November 2016 – 7:08pm
Te Ore Ore Bideford Road, Masterton has re-opened following a fatal crash earlier this afternoon.
A person died after their car crashed off a bridge.
Police would like to thank motoristis [sic] for their patience while the diversions were in place.
ENDS Issued by Police Media Centre http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/wairarapa-road-re-opens-after-crash
Foreign victims of Kaipara Harbour tragedy have been identified by police as follows:
- Auerua Ngametuaangai ARIA| Aged 59 years old |Cook Islander
- Taulagi AFAMASAGA, also known as “Lagi” | Aged 56 years old | Samoan
Note: Missing, presumed drowned.
- Alipate Afeaki MANUMUA, also known as “Pate”|Aged 33 years old| Tongan
- Fred MARSTERS, also known as “Freddy”| Aged 58 years old|Cook Islander
- Tevita Natisolo TANGI, also known as “David”| Aged 31 years old| Tongan
- Fonua Amanu TAUFA, also known as “Nua”| Aged 42 years old| Tongan
- Sunia UNGOUNGA| Aged 43 years old| Tongan
Bill McNatty, the skipper of the doomed boat “Francie”, was also killed. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/kaipara-harbour-tragedy-names-and-photos-released
Six people including four children injured, two critically, in head-on crash
“Six people have been injured, two critically, in a head-on collision between a van and a car on State Highway 33, near Okere Falls, north of Rotorua.
“A girl, thought to be about six-years-old, sustained critical head injuries and a woman in her 30s was also in a critical condition.”