You can’t cheat death in New Zealand
Posted by te2ataria on December 28, 2016
More fatalities reported on NZ Death Roads, tourist deathtraps
Climbing? Diving? Swimming? Driving? Flying? Playing? Walking? Shopping…, or simply asleep in your bed… Grim Reaper will be waiting for you!
Another foreigner killed in Mt Aspiring fall
A male mountaineer, believed to be a Czech national in his 20s, has fallen to his violent death from the north-west ridge of Mt Aspiring. The man fell from the ‘buttress’ area on to the Therma Glacier, a fall of several hundred metres. No details are currently available on the man’s age or nationality, but he is believed to be a foreign visitor. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/climber-dies-after-falling-mt-aspiring
Diver drowns at Riversdale Beach
A man drowned after getting into trouble while diving off the coast of Riversdale Beach, near Masterton, this afternoon. The man was pulled from the water and given CPR by surf lifesaving staff but unfortunately the man could not be revived.
Injured driver couldn’t cheat death
The driver of a car involved in a collision with a tanker truck in Hawera earlier today has since died of his injuries in hospital. The crash happened near the intersection with Ohangai, Tawhiti and Ararata Roads around 9:30am.
Another body found floating on Waikato River
Hamilton Police are investigating after a man’s body was found in the Waikato River yesterday evening at around 7.00pm. The man is yet to be identified and a post mortem is being conducted this afternoon.
Driver killed in Taranaki
The driver of a car involved in a collision with a milk tanker truck in Hawera earlier today has since died of his injuries in hospital. The crash happened near the intersection with Ohangai, Tawhiti and Ararata Roads around 9:30am. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/male-injured-hawera-crash-dies
Muriwai drowning victim identified
The body of the male washed up on Muriwai Beach on Christmas Eve morning has been identified as Michael John Bampton. He lived in Avondale, Auckland. To wrap up the case swiftly, police say “the circumstances are not suspicious and the matter has been referred to the Coroner.”
Child seriously injured by American Pitbull Terrior Cross
Boy seriously injured in East Tamaki
A four-year-old boy has been injured in an incident at a children’s play facility in East Tamaki, South Auckland. Police were alerted to the incident at Bounce and Beyond at 12.20pm today. The boy has been taken to hospital in a serious condition.