TARFUN: More severe quakes, sudden deaths, toxic rivers, Indians murdered, road fatalities…
Posted by te2ataria on December 29, 2016
‘Severe’ magnitude 5.5 shock rattles Seddon
Central New Zealand has been rocked by yet another ‘severe’ shock this afternoon, measuring magnitude 5.5 and hitting near Seddon, followed by a 4.7 aftershock, Geonet said.
Routine operations increasingly turning deadly in New Zealand
Danielle Joy Janssen-McVicar, 6, died in her sleep on Friday, December 23. Her sudden death occurred just two days after she had undergone surgery to have her tonsils and adenoids removed, according to reports.
Body of murder victim to be flown back to mother and sister in India
Another fatal crash in Cromwell
Another motorcyclists was killed violently in a crash shortly before 6am near the intersection of Partridge and Shortcut Roads, Cromwell. He has since been identified as 37-year-old Scott Alexander Mackenzie. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/victim-cromwell-motorcycle-crash-named
Serious crash near Ninety Mile Beach
An 11-year-old child has been struck by a vehicle and is in a critical condition. The incident occurred crash on Te Paki Stream Road, which is one of the main access roads to Ninety Mile Beach. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/police-attend-serious-crash-near-ninety-mile-beach
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) says one of its vehicles was responsible for the incident.
Fatal Ashhurst crash
The person who was killed in a crash near Ashhurst on Sunday 26 December 25-year-old Damion Jonathan Mark Sattrup. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/name-release-fatal-ashhurst-crash
Hawera crash victim named
The car driver who was killed in a crash involving a tanker truck at Hawera yesterday was Andrew Reinders, 53. He lived in Wellington. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/hawera-crash-victim-named
Update on body found in Waikato River
The body of Tama Hurinui Retimana, 29, was discovered in Waikato River on 27 December 2016. His death is being treated as suspicious, Waikato Police said. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/update-body-found-waikato-river-photo
Other News in Drips From Around Our Toxic Country…
Toxic Selwyn River has ruined summer, locals say
The district health board issued a health warning for the river, aka Waikirikiri River, at Glentunnel on December 22, after potentially toxic algae – benthic cyanobacteria – was found. http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/321404/toxic-river-ruins-summer,-locals-say
British tourists track stolen belongings to apartment but can’t get in
A British couple who had all their valuable belongings stolen from their campervan have traced their phone to an apartment block but can’t get to it.