Heavily Censored Road Fatality Reports
- ONLY three vehicle-related fatality reports allowed as of posting today.
- Based on insider information, statistical models and local news, WE believe about 900 people were killed [but only 328 fatalities reported] and 8,000 others seriously injured on NZ suicide roads in 2016.
- To protect the tourist industry and massive foreign investment, however, about two out of every three road fatalities go unreported.
- 32 Foreigners killed in New Zealand in 32 days [Posted on January 25, 2017]
- Police told to keep their mouths shut about overseas licence holders
- Don’t reveal crash driver’s ethnicity, police told
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What if pigs (the 4-legged type), trained to sniff out meth labs, were killed in ‘the line of duty’?
Cop brass unveil half-million-dollar ‘Wall of Remembrance’ at the New Zealand Police Dog Training Centre
“Police have today unveiled a new [and very expensive] Wall of Remembrance at the New Zealand Police Dog Training Centre commemorating the 24 police dogs who have been killed on duty since 1972.”“The 6m long x 2m high rock and panelled wall was unveiled by Deputy Commissioner: District Operations Viv Rickard and Minister of Statistics and Associate Justice Minister the Hon Mark Mitchell who is a former dog handler.”
“The dogs remembered today were our partners and are remembered in the same way as any of our colleagues would be,” uttered Rickard.
Heavily Censored Fatality News From New Zealand’s Suicide Roads
Fatal crash in Hawke’s Bay
One person was killed violently after the car he was driving was struck by a truck in Clive, Hawke’s Bay.
Frozen remains found on Fox Glacier identified
The remains found on Fox Glacier on March 2 have now been formally identified as that of Cynthia Charlton, a U.K national, who was one of seven people killed in [an avoidable] helicopter crash on the glacier in November 2015.
Fatal crash in Pukaki
“Police can confirm one of the two cyclists involved in a serious crash with a truck on Tekapo-Twizel Road this morning has died.
“The second cyclist has been flown to Christchurch Hospital with critical injuries. The crash happened at about 6.20am this morning, near the Mount Cook turnoff in Pukaki.”
Fatal crash on SH2 / SH58 intersection, Lower Hutt, Wellington
A person was killed in a crash between a car and a truck at the intersection of State Highways 2 and 58, Lower Hutt this morning.
Filipino woman killed in Lake Pearson crash on Sunday identified
Details of Filipino woman killed on Sunday 12 March in a crash on State Highway 7, near Lake Pearson has been released by police. “She was 28-year-old Anne Kurt Lamer Pinera. Ms Pinera is originally from the Philippines however she had been living and working in Geraldine since [late] 2015.”
Only in NZ: Woman critically injured after being it by Cyclist
Christchurch Police are seeking witnesses to a collision between a cyclist and a pedestrian around 5:30pm today in which a male cyclist collided with a female pedestrian, leaving her with severe head and spinal injuries.
Corrupt New Zealand
Westland District Council manager awarded CAKE decorator’s firm $7 million contract to build sewage plant
“A new business, run by a cake decorator, which had no track record in waste management won a Westland District Council project to build a $7 million sewage plant in Franz Josef, a Stuff investigation has found.
“Techno Economic Services, which is based in South Auckland, won the council project in the middle of last year, despite never having provided waste management or construction services before. The company was not a registered company at the time it won the tender. It registered with the Companies Office several months after securing the Franz Josef job.”
[Let’s hope the contractor washed his hands after finishing his day job and before decorating the cakes. Moderator DH.]