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Everyday is Friday the 13th for a bunch of people in New Zealand
Toddler killed in Edendale fatal crash
Another fatal crash on SH1 between Moore and St Ronan’s Roads, Edendale early this morning has claimed the life of a four-year-old child, police said.
“A truck carrying approximately 30 bobby calves left the road and rolled into a paddock at approximately 2:50am.
“The driver of the truck sustained moderate injuries and two six-year old siblings of the deceased child also sustained minor (!) injuries.
“A number of the bobby calves were euthanized due to the injuries they sustained.”
Man who suffered head injury in Gisborne incident has died
Police and ambulance were notified just before 5am on January 8th, to reports that a man had suffered a head injury after falling off the roof of a moving vehicle on Collins Street in Te Hapara. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/man-who-suffered-head-injury-gisborne-incident-has-died
Name release of woman found on Hawke’s Bay beach
Hawke’s Bay Police have released the name of the woman whose body was found on Tangoio Beach on New Year’s Day. She was 38-year-old Renee Karena (unspecified nationality). [It’s unclear why it took police 13 days to release her name.]
[For the sake of expediency] her death is not being treated as suspicious and has been referred to the Coroner.
Name release- Whakamarama Christmas Eve drowning
Friday, 13 January 2017 [Bay of Plenty of Deaths]
Police have releasd the name of the person killed when they slipped into a water hole in the Wainui River, Whakamarama, on December 24th 2016. She is 13-year-old Annalise. [It’s unclear why it took police 20 days to release her name.]
Man found dead after taking ATV for ride in Martinborough
man reported missing from Martinborough last night was found dead this morning, police say.
Man sitting on park bench fatally hit by car
A 54-year-old man has died after he was hit by a car while he was sitting on a park bench in Kaitaia early Wednesday morning.
Man dies on roadside after minor car crash in North Otago
A man crashed his car off State Highway 83 on Otematata-Kurow Rd shortly before 4pm on Thursday. “It was a minor car accident, after which time the person has gotten out of the car and collapsed,” a police spokeswoman said. [This is one way to manipulate the road toll. Editor]
Crash near Taipuha leaves one in critical condition
A person is in critical condition after a crash in Northland.
Other News in Drips…
Intellectually disabled man detained for over a decade for smashing windows
An intellectually disabled man who has been detained for more than 10 years for trespassing and smashing windows is fighting for his release.
“Tourist” airlifted to hospital in Invercargill after sea lion bite
A woman, believed to be a tourist, who was injured by a sea lion in the Auckland Islands, has been airlifted A woman injured by a sea lion pup in the Auckland Islands has been safely airlifted to hospital in Invercargill. http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/322286/urgent-air-mission-after-sea-lion-bite