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Yet another deadly helicopter crash claims at least three more lives

Posted by te2ataria on October 18, 2018

NZ government (police and Ministry of Resurrection) under-report road fatalities in the same way Puerto Rican officials (US Govt) misled the world following Hurricane Maria. Death toll from the deadly storm was reported as only 64, instead of 2,975 as scientifically researched. About two-thirds of road fatalities in NZ go unreported, or unrecorded! [See blog entries under Ministry of Resurrection.]
See also: Police censorship produces NZ’s “lowest murder rate in decades”

2nd helicopter crash near Wanaka Airport leaves at least three dead

“Insanity: Flying helicopters in NZ and expecting not to crash…”

Second helicopter crash in the Wanaka area in recent times
“Police can now confirm that there were no survivors in a helicopter crash in Wanaka today. There were three people on board.
“The victims’ families have been notified and we are working to support them.
“We acknowledge this is the second helicopter crash in the Wanaka area in recent times and the impact this will have on the local community.”
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/update-helicopter-crash-wanaka

Karma?

A Wanaka family linked for generations with flying are mourning a second son lost to a tragic helicopter crash in three months.

Pilot Nick Wallis died with his passengers – two Department of Conservation (DOC) staff – on Thursday in a heartachingly similar crash to the one that killed his brother Matt in July.

The Final Destination: 4th foreigner killed on Sunday was International student from Nepal

Proudly killed in NZ: Two Indians, a Nepalese and a Filipino

Killed in NZ. Shamuel BK from Nepal had enrolled at Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (Witt) in February. He was one of three international students killed in the crash. The fourth foreigner killed by drowning was a Filipino.

Killed in NZ The second foreigner killed in the crash “was 23-year-old Indian man Yatharth Vats, who had been studying a Level 8 Postgraduate Diploma in Hotel Management at the Pacific International Hotel Management School (PIHMS), Bell Block, since April. “

Killed in NZ. The third foreign student, another young Indian man, was killed in a car crash in Queenstown on Sunday, October 14. Harpreet Singh, 25, “was working at Mitre 10 Mega in Queenstown and had moved there only 6-7 months ago. He earlier worked at the same store in Botany branch in Auckland,” a report said. “Mr Singh had come to New Zealand as a student seven years ago and was supposed to travel to Punjab, India to meet his family later in December this year. ” [Police did not release the victim’s identity. Moderator]

“Singh died when the car he was driving collided with a Southern Discoveries tourist bus carrying 14 passengers, on SH6 just south of Queenstown.”

Killed in NZ. The fourth victim  Angelo Tuyay, believed to be a Filipino, was killed by drowning at Hot Water Beach on Sunday 14 October.
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/name-release-hot-water-beach-death

Meanwhile, police have blocked ALL news of road fatalities since Monday, as of posting.

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Proudly killed in NZ

Foreigners Killed in NZ Since 2000
At least 4,500 overseas visitors, international students, foreign workers, recent emigrants and refugees have lost their lives and more than 30,000 others seriously injured in New Zealand between Jan 2000 and Jan 2018.

 

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Win-win-win for police, the rapists, NZ rape statistics

Posted by te2ataria on August 24, 2017

[WARNING: SEVERE Negative Karmic Events in Progress across New Zealand!]

Welcome to the MOST HEAVILY CENSORED blog in New Zealand [and across all other ZOMBIE democracies!] We’re GUILTY, above all, of TELLING the TRUTH, EXPOSING police BRUTALITY and govt CORRUPTION!

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Sent by a reader in NZ’s Rape Capital No. 3 [aka, “Queenstown”]

Police: Rape allegation was unfounded [despite the sperm and vaginal injuries?]

Is this another egregious case of the malevolent NZ police intimidating a rape victim?

Update on incident in Fernhill – Thursday, 24 August 2017 – 4:37pm – Southern

Queenstown Police would like to inform the local community that Police are no longer investigating the report of a sexual assault in Fernhill.

Following a thorough investigation, Police have determined that the allegation was unfounded and, as such, no further steps are required from a Police perspective.

Police would like to thank members of the public for the information they provided in relation to the report.
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/update-incident-fernhill

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Health Warnings

Mumps outbreak confirmed by Dunedin Health
“Public health authorities in Dunedin are dealing with a mumps outbreak in the city, with 12 confirmed cases in the past month,” a report said.
At least 260 confirmed or probable cases of mumps have been reported in the Auckland region following an outbreak in March this year.

Northland DHB (received $535.2m in the last round of funding)

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Other News in Drips…

Another helicopter crash — Waikawa Beach
At approximately 1:20pm a helicopter crashed on farm land near Drake Street, at Waikawa Beach. TO BE UPDATED by Moderator B.
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/police-responding-report-helicopter-crash-waikawa-beach

Stupidity, Lunacy or Insanity?

Plan to build houses on quake-damaged land approved
A plan to build 370 houses in low-lying, earthquake damaged land in Christchurch has been approved by Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel [more on her later,] despite the availability of land in less hazardous areas.

SNAFU in Another Regional Council

Flood victims support suing council

Frustrated Egdecumbe residents are throwing their support behind a lawsuit against the Bay of Plenty [of Deaths] Regional Council, blaming it for failing to prevent damage to homes after the devastating April flood, a report said.

“More than 300 homes were damaged when the Rangitaiki River burst through the council’s stopbank.”

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Police Road Fatality Reports [Extreme Censorship is in Effect for Tourism and Commercial Reasons]

  • Thursday, August 24.  No road fatality report allowed by police, today, as of posting, despite numerous serious crashes that have been reported locally.
  • Wednesday, August 23. Only two road fatality reports allowed by police, today, as of posting, despite two dozen serious crashes that have been reported locally.
    • [Bay of Plenty of Deaths: Three people were killed in fatal crash on SH1, according to a knowledgeable source. Moderator]
  • Monday, August 21. No road fatality report allowed by police, today, as of posting, despite numerous serious crashes that have been reported locally.
  • Saturday, August 19. Only one road fatality report allowed by police, today, as of posting, despite at least 20 serious crashes that have been reported locally.
    • However, the victim was later resurrected!!!
  • Sunday, August 13. Only three road fatality reports allowed by police, today, as of posting, despite at least 18 serious crashes that have been reported locally.
    • Several people were critically injured. But their fates will never be known because the true road toll is a closely guarded state secret.
  • Sunday, August 6. Only three road fatality reports allowed by police, today, as of posting, despite about two dozen serious crashes that have been reported locally.
    • One of the three fatalities was carried over from Saturday.
  • Sunday, July 30. Only FIVE road fatality report allowed by police, today, as of posting, despite at least two dozen serious crashes that have been reported locally.
  • Saturday, June 17: Only EIGHT road fatality reports were allowed by police, as of posting, despite at least 22 serious crashes reported locally.
    • At least three French tourists were killed.
    • The eight fatalities listed on Saturday log include one that occurred late Friday night.

Welcome to the World’s Deadliest Tourist Destination – Truth about NZ Deadly Roads, as We Know it:

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Officially Doctored NZ Road Toll (YtD)

Officially doctored Y-t-D road toll as of August 23th: 244 fatalities
Source: http://www.transport.govt.nz/research/roadtoll/

At least FIVE, possibly as many as SEVEN, people were killed in serious crashes yesterday (August 23), but only three fatalities were reported by police.

Officially doctored Y-t-D road toll as of August 24th: 247 fatalities
Source: http://www.transport.govt.nz/research/roadtoll/

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NZ Farcical Immigration: Corruption, Fraud…

Worried ‘if word gets out’ – immigration official
“A ministry official was worried about the public perception “if word gets out” that people under a deportation order can sponsor others for immigration, documents reveal.”  http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/336764/worried-if-word-gets-out-immigration-official

Indian student market destroys trust in private institutions – Independent Tertiary Education NZ
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/336823/indian-student-market-destroys-trust-in-private-institutions

Officials’ tertiary fraud fears revealed
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/336778/officials-tertiary-fraud-fears-revealed

Indian students paying up to $40,000 for jobs
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/336752/it-s-the-worst-days-of-my-life-indian-community-speaks

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Corrupt Government

Did you know Peter Thiel screwed the NZ taxpayers out of tens of millions of dollars, while sodomizing corrupt NZ government ministers, and got a preferential citizenship, too?

“The Instant Kiwi” even forced the corrupt NZ government to have details of his immigration application redacted.

The Department of Internal Affairs allowed billionaire Peter Thiel to redact key information from his citizenship file, a decision later criticised by the Ombudsman who said the saga attracted ‘public disquiet.’”

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The Manuka Honey Scam

MPI  Still Uncertain How to Define the “Honey”
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has decided to delay its decision on “mānuka honey” definition. http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/337564/mpi-delays-decision-on-manuka-honey-definition

Moderators are happy that their efforts lead to the British media questioning why the consumers were paying inflated prices for products containing little or NO mānuka.

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Beware of Extreme Karma!

At least 4,000 overseas visitors, international students, foreign workers, recent emigrants and refugees have lost their lives and more than 24,000 others seriously injured in New Zealand between Jan 2000 and Jan 2017. All those Kiwis who remain silent are complicit in the mass killing of foreigners.

Evil Karma Boomerangs in Mysterious Ways!

People living in Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland, Tasman Bay and Hawke’s Bay regions are either very brave, or extremely stupid. Then again, karma returns in mysterious ways!

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NZ Earthquakes on Demand!??

If you believe Wellington deserves a major earthquake – centered right under the Beehive – because the government is too corrupt, incompetent and dishonest, drop us a line!

WTS!

 

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More helicopters crash in New Zealand than in any war zone!

Posted by te2ataria on February 19, 2017

Only 3.75 vehicle-related fatality reports allowed so far today!!

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Helicopter crashes in the Waimarino Forest, Ruapehu.

The pilot was the only person on board and his condition is unclear at this stage, police said.
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/emergency-services-attend-ruapehu-helicopter-crash

He was transporting beehives when he crashed in the remote Ruapehu district on Sunday. The pilot has survived, but was seriously injured in the crash. http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/89566534/Pilots-survival-amazing-as-helicopter-crashes-in-remote-forest-in-Ruapehu-district

Last week another helicopter pilot was killed while trying to extinguish the big Christchurch fire.

Other News in Drips…

One killed in crash on SH1, Spring Creek, Marlborough
One person was killed and five others injured in crash on SH1, south of Spring Creek, in Marlborough.
“A St John Spokesperson says one person is in a critical condition and is being taken to Wellington Hospital by helicopter, and another four people are being transported by road to Blenheim Hospital.”
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11803770

One killed, two seriously injured in a crash in Awakino, Waitomo
“A St John spokeswoman said two people were taken by ambulance to Taranaki Base Hospital in a serious condition. A third person died at the scene.  Emergency services were called to the scene approximately 5km north of the Awakino Tunnel at 1.15pm on Sunday.” http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/89572071/One-dead-one-seriously-injured-after-crash-in-Awakino-Waitomo-District

On Saturday, another person was critically injured when a car and truck collided in a similar area.

Fatal crash on North-Western Motorway, Auckland
At least one person was killed in a two-car crash, which occurred between the Newton Road on-ramp and the St Lukes off-ramp, police said.
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/fatal-crash-north-western-motorway-auckland

Pussy-grabber in Chief appoints serial groper as US Ambassador to New Zealand
Scott Brown, 57, supports torture, posed nude for a photoshoot, and was named as having groped and made sexually inappropriate comments towards a former Fox News contributor Andrea Tantaros.

Former US intelligence advisor Paul Buchanan said Brown’s appointment was an “insult”.

“It just shows you what importance we have to the Trump Administration”.

Brown’s support of waterboarding was “very troubling” Buchanan said. Adding that Brown was “not the brightest bulb”, and was “pretty much useless as a Senator.”
http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/89560459/Its-an-insult-Backlash-against-Trumps-pick-for-diplomatic-post-to-New-Zealand

First the quakes damaged our home, then the fire turned it to ash
[Guess what!?]
http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/89574747/First-the-quakes-damaged-our-home-then-the-fire-turned-it-to-ash

NZers believe fresh water resources in poor state – survey
A Lincoln University survey of New Zealanders’ perceptions about the country’s natural resources has found twice as many people now blame farming for damaging fresh waterways as in 2000.

The 8th Public Perceptions of New Zealand’s Environment survey is posted HERE.

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Flying a helicopter in NZ? Bad idea!

Posted by te2ataria on April 30, 2016

More reasons why you should bring your family to Godzone!!

A person was killed and another critically injured after yet another helicopter crash just east of Lindis Pass in Central Otago today.

“The man who is injured has abdominal injuries and is critical,” St John Ambulance spokesperson Andy Gray said.  http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11631448

For a comprehensive listing of helicopter and plane crashes in NZ, or those involving Kiwi pilots, search blog content.

Seven foreigners, including six tourists, were killed in a helicopter crash on Fox Glacier late last year:

  • Mitchell Paul GAMEREN, 28 [originally from Holland?] Queenstown (Pilot)
  • Andrew VIRCO, 50, Cambridge, UK
  • Katharine WALKER, 51, Cambridge
  • Nigel Edwin CHARLTON, 66, Hampshire, UK
  • Cynthia CHARLTON, 70, Hampshire
  • Sovannmony LEANG, 27, New South Wales, Australia
  • Josephine GIBSON, 29, New South Wales

Other News in Drips…

Rapist abducted, tortured 22-year-old victim before violating her

A 40-year-ole male accused of kidnapping, torturing and raping a woman who was jogging on Whangarei’s popular Hatea Loop Walkway has been remanded in custody, police said. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/police-arrest-and-charge-40-year-old-man-after-vicious-attack-young-female-jogger

Air NZ flight in lockdown after passengers and crew fall ill

Flight NZ281 from Singapore landed at Auckland Airport this morning, but remained on the tarmac while a biohazard inspection unit [decontaminated the plane?] http://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/travel-troubles/79475337/Air-New-Zealand-plane-on-lockdown-after-passengers-fall-ill

NZ rental properties all “methed-up”

Meth testing for rental properties are exponentially rising. “In three months 44 per cent of Nelson properties they tested returned positive results.” http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/home-property/79423702/Meth-testing-for-rental-properties-on-the-rise

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Long legacy of air disasters in New Zealand

Posted by te2ataria on November 21, 2015

7 killed in the latest episode of NZ air disasters

A 2004 study of accidents between 1990 and 2002 found that New Zealand had five times the rate of small aircraft crashes than the US, and four times that of the UK. [NZ Govt Stats]

In the latest disaster that occurred in Fox Glacier on Saturday seven people were killed including six tourists, four British and two Australians, and the [Dutch?] pilot named as Mitch [van] Gameren, 28.

A partial list of ‘significant’ New Zealand air disasters or crashes which killed five people or more:

  • May 1938 – Two crew members of a Union Airways Electra that crashed at Māngere, Auckland, were the first people to die on a scheduled air service in New Zealand.
  • May 1942 –  Five people were killed when their aircraft hit Mt Richmond near Nelson. [New Zealand pilots are mountain blind?]
  • June 1942 – Eleven Americans were killed when their aircraft crashed on take off at Whenuapai in Auckland.
  • Sept, 1942 – Hudson bomber crashes near Tasman Bay, six people were killed.
  • 1942 – Liberator bomber crashes near Whenuapai, killing 14.
  • August 1944 – Two Hudson bombers disappear, killing 15.
  • August 1948 – An NAC DC3 freighter hit a ridge overlooking Tory Channel killing two crew.
  • October 1948 – Thirteen people were killd when an NAC Electra flew into Mt Ruapehu.
  • March 1949 – Lodestar flying from Auckland crashed on landing approach at Paraparaumu, killing all 15 onboard.
  • Mar 18, 1949 – NAC Lodestar crashes on approach to Paraparaumu, 15 killed.
  • Nov 21, 1961 – Aero Commander crashes into Mt Ruapehu, six killed.
  • Feb 12, 1962 – Dragonfly crashes in Fiordland, five people were killed.
  • Jul 3, 1963 – NAC DC3 crashes in the Kaimai Ranges, killing 25.
  • Mar 19, 1979 – Cessna crashes near Turangi, six were killed.
  • November 1979, an Air New Zealand DC10 crashed on Mt Erebus in Antarctic, killing all 257 passengers and crew.
  • Dec 9, 1982 – Helicopter crashes at Turoa skifield, Mt Ruapehu, killing five.
  • Jan 2, 1986 – Cessna crashes on takeoff near Picton, killing seven.
  • Oct 4, 1986 – Cessna hits powerlines and crashes into sea in Tory Channel, killing eight.
  • May 12, 1988 – Piper crashes into hills near Wanganui, killing nine.
  • Feb 14, 1989 – Helicopter hits power lines over Shotover River and crashes, five were killed.
  • Aug 8, 1989 – Britten-Normander Islander crashes between Milford Sound and Wanaka, killing 10.
  • Dec 39, 1989 – Two Cessnas collide over Milford Sound, one crashes, killing seven.
  • Oct 25, 1993 – Nomad 23 crashes near Franz Josef Glacier, killing nine.
  • Oct 29, 1994 – Helicopter crashes near Fox Glacier, killing seven.
  • Mar 29, 1995 – Beechcraft crashes near Hamilton, six were killed.
  • June 1995 – Ansett New Zealand Dash 8 crashes near Palmerston North, four killed.
  • January 3, 1997 – Cessna crashes near Queenstown, six killed.
  • January 29, 1996 Cessna Caravan crashes near Picton, killing five.
  • Aug 19, 1998 – Cessna 402 crashes in Foveaux Strait, five killed.
  • Apr 12, 1999 – Helicopter crashes at Lake Poteriteri, five killed.
  • Apr 18, 1999 – Cessna floatplane crashes in Fiordland, five killed.
  • Mar 8, 2000 – Helicopter crashes at Manapouri, killing six .
  • Jan 19, 2001 – Cessna 207 crashes in Fiordland, killing eight.
  • Jun 6, 2003 – Piper Chieftain crashes near Christchurch Airport, eight were killed.
  • November 2008 – Airbus A320 crashed into the Mediterranean sea killing everyone onboard.
  • September 4, 2010 – Fletcher FU24-95 crashes near Fox Glacier air strip, nine dead.

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‘Four Britons and two Australians’ among 7 killed in NZ chopper crash

Posted by te2ataria on November 21, 2015

More than  3,400 overseas visitors, international students,  foreign workers, recent emigrants… have lost their lives and 18,000 others seriously injured in New Zealand since 2000.

A 2004 study of accidents between 1990 and 2002 found that New Zealand had five times the rate of small aircraft crashes than the US, and four times that of the UK. [NZ Govt Stats]

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Fox Glacier victims nationalities revealed

Saturday, 21 November 2015 – 8:56pm

Tasman Police said:

“It is believed two [of the helicopter crash victims] were Australians and four were from the United Kingdom. Formal identification of those people will take some time”. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/fox-glacier-victims-nationalities

“The helicopter that crashed is believed to be a Eurocopter “Squirrel” operated by local firm Alpine Adventures,” according to a report.

The police have not said how long the tourists had stayed alive in New Zealand before the fatal crash. An English tourist who had survived an Australian holiday, was “road-murdered” in a two-car collision within 1o hours of arriving in New Zealand, about two weeks  ago.

Other details of the crash:

  • The helicopter crashed in a crevasse 2500ft (762m) up the valley and debris was scattered hundreds of metres around the crash site, said Inspector John Canning, adding that the recovery would be very difficult in the dangerous terrain..
  • The company involved is reportedly “Alpine Adventures”.
  • The chopper took off despite bad weather. “Weather conditions were poor at Fox Glacier at the time of the crash.”
  • St John was alerted to the crash at 11.05am on Saturday.

Helicopter Crashes in New Zealand

An inordinate number of air crashes involving helicopters and planes of all sizes occur in NZ each year. Helicopters flown by NZ pilots, both civilian and military, are also known to have crashed in other countries.  (Search blog content for some of the details).

Nine people were killed when a plane carrying skydivers to Fox Glacier crashed shortly after takeoff in September 2010.

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7 killed in Fox Glacier helicopter crash: Police

Posted by te2ataria on November 21, 2015

Helicopter crash kills seven in Fox Glacier

“Weather conditions were poor at Fox Glacier at the time of the crash,” according to a report.

Tasman Police have issued the following statement:

Saturday, 21 November 2015 – 3:57pm

The wreck of a helicopter has been located in a crevasse on Fox Glacier although rescuers have been unable to reach the helicopter due to the difficult terrain.

Police can confirm that a pilot and 6 passengers [most probably overseas visitors] were on board the helicopter and believe no one has survived the crash.

Meanwhile Police are also working to locate the next of kin of those believed to have been on today’s helicopter flight.


Photo: NZ Police/Stuff NZ. The wreckage of the doomed helicopter, which crashed, killing all seven people on board, is seen in a crevasse on Fox Glacier.

Other details of the crash:

  • The helicopter crashed in a crevasse 2500ft (762m) up the valley and debris was scattered hundreds of metres around the crash site, said Inspector John Canning, adding that the recovery would be very difficult in the dangerous terrain..
  • The company involved is reportedly “Alpine Adventures”.
  • “Weather conditions were poor at Fox Glacier at the time of the crash.”
  • St John was alerted to the crash at 11.05am on Saturday.

Helicopter Crashes in New Zealand

An inordinate number of helicopter crashes occur in NZ each year. Helicopters flown both by NZ civilian and military pilots are also known to have crashed in other countries.  (Search blog content for some of details).

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More murders, rapes, road kills, violence and “eco-terrorism” in New Zealand

Posted by te2ataria on March 13, 2015

New Zealand Police asks:

“Do you have info about the #NZFormula #1080Milk threat? Please call us on 0800 723 665

NO, we don’t!

But we can reveal the identity of the “number one eco-terrorist” in New Zealand. He should be arrested, prosecuted and deported to his place of origin!

However, we don’t believe NZ police has large-enough round ones to arrest him.

Now, back to the murders, rapes, road kills, negligent homicides…  helicopter crashes and the police getting away with bloody murder:

Stabbing in Upper Hutt now a homicide investigation

Hutt Valley Police confirm that the investigation into the stabbing of two victims in Upper Hutt on Thursday morning is now a homicide investigation.

At about 6pm tonight the 24 year old female victim has died as a result of her injuries. A 42 year old male appeared in the Hutt Valley District court today charged with her assault and the assault of her 19 year old brother.  http://www.police.govt.nz/news/updates/36560

Helicopter crash French Pass

A helicopter has crashed into the sea in French Pass about 5.20pm today (Friday, 13 March 2015).

Witnesses reported seeing the helicopter collide with a power line which runs between D’Urville Island and the mainland. Divers have located the helicopter in about 10m of water. The registration of the helicopter has been confirmed and it is believed there is [at least] one person deceased in the wreckage.
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/helicopter-crash-french-pass

Police have been cleared (aaAGAIN) of any wrongdoing in fatal chase

Police have been cleared of any wrongdoing in a chase which resulted in the death of a passenger in a fleeing vehicle.
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11416211

Top kayaker killed in New Zealand

The body of Louise Jull, formerly of Otaki, was recovered by police at 10am Thursday.
http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/67265600/Top-kayaker-Louise-Jull-drowns-near-Rotorua

Double Stabbing in Upper Hutt – Wellington

Hutt Valley Police are investigating the serious stabbing of two people in an Upper Hutt street early this morning at about 12.56am. Two adults were stabbed, both suffering serious wounds as a result. One female victim is currently in ICU in Wellington Hospital having been operated on. The second victim, a male, is also in hospital receiving treatment to a laceration on his arm.
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/updates/36530

Fatal Crash in Counties Manukau

Counties Manukau Police Serious Crash Unit is continuing its investigation into a fatal crash which occurred on the Whitford-Maraetai Road at around 6am on Tuesday 10 March.
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/fatal-crash-update-whitford

Dead in Dunedin

Police are investigating the unexplained death of a 24-year-old man at a residential address in Dunedin.
Emergency services were called to the suburb of Belleknowes about 11.45am after a friend of the man raised the alarm.
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11416273

Body recovered from the Waikato River

Hamilton Police say a body recovered from the Waikato River earlier today has been identified as a man reported missing on Monday.
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/updates/36539

Two tourist injured critically in Kaihere crash

Today’s incident happened on State Highway 27 at Kaihere shortly before 1pm, district road policing manager Inspector Jeff Penno said.

“Initial indications are the incident involved a northbound car losing control on a down hill bend that has collided with a southbound logging truck.”
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/updates/36552
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11416901

Man killed in road crash

The man killed when his truck hit a tree in Napier on Wednesday had just become a father.
http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/67289918/new-father-killed-when-truck-hit-tree

Homicide Investigation

OPERATION BEDFORD. At about 10:50 pm last night Police responded to an incident at the residential address in Bedford Street, Porirua. A 37 year old Male occupant was located at the address with an injury believed to be caused by a knife. The Male was taken to the Wellington Hospital however he died during the early hours of the morning.
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/media-stand-porirua-homicide-investigation

German tramper missing

Esther Gehrmann, a German tramper in her early 40s, has not been heard from since Tuesday.  Shewas believed to be tramping in the Mt Starveall area of the Mt Richmond Ranges in south Marlborough, which was part of the Te Araroa Trail.
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11416833

Sexual assault in Tauranga
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11416875

Police appeal for witnesses to sexual violation in Milbrook Reserve
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/police-appeal-witnesses-sexual-violation-milbrook-reserve

14-year-old Raped in Flaxmere

Police are looking for a male who raped a 14-year-old girl on Wednesday night as she was walking home in Flaxmere, a suburb in Hawke’s Bay region, located north-west of Hastings, North Island).
http://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/67285562/Flaxmere-teenager-raped-while-walking-home

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Born in South Africa, Raised in England, Killed in New Zealand

Posted by te2ataria on February 20, 2015

Former British Royal Marine pilot killed in NZ chopper crash

Stephen Anthony Nicholson Combe, 42, a former British Royal Marine with the 847 Naval Air Squadron, and his Protégé, James Louis Patterson Gardner, aged 18, were killed Thursday afternoon when their Robinson R44 helicopter crashed near Queenstown.

The teenager’s father, former Olympic skier Murray “Mo” Gardner, and his mother, Louisa “Choppy” Patterson, the owner of the Over The Top, which operated the helicopter, are said to be devastated.

Robinson R44 helicopter, a four-seat, single-engined light helicopter, is reportedly one of the most common helicopters operated in New Zealand.

Combe was born in South Africa, raised in England, obtaining a technology degree at Plymouth, university, before working for the Christian organisation Food For The Hungry in Rwanda, during that country’s civil war, said the report.

During an eight-year military career with British Royal Marines, he survived missions in Sierra Leone, Kosovo and Iraq.

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Another Poorly Trained NZ Helicopter Pilot Crashes

Posted by te2ataria on May 21, 2010

Poorly Trained  or Incompetent? YOU Decide!

Another New Zealand pilot flying a helicopter bites the dust

A 50-year-old New Zealand male piloting a helicopter in Victoria’s Gippsland region hit power lines and crashed his flying toy to the ground.

“Emergency services were called to Ballmans Rd, Ryton Junction, at around 2pm (4pm NZT) on Thursday and discovered helicopter wreckage.” A report said.

“It is believed the pilot was spraying in the area and has hit power lines before crashing to the ground,” a police spokeswoman said in a statement.

“The pilot, a 50-year-old from New Zealand, died at the scene.”

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Another NZ Pilot Downs His Helicopter

Posted by te2ataria on January 25, 2010

kiwi pilot Kills Himself and two Spaniards

The bodies  of Kevin Holmes, a New Zealander, and two Spaniards, have been recovered from the wreckage of a helicopter in Spain, news agency AFP reported, Stuff NZ said.

New Zealand-born Kevin Holmes was probably flying the helicopter when it crashed into the sea off the port of Almeria, Spain.

Of the four people on board, three were reportedly killed, but the fourth person survived and was rescued.

“Holmes’ body was found in the helicopter at a depth of 85 metres by a Spanish navy team using a remote-controlled submarine.”

The helicopter was on a routine flight and the cause of the crash is a mystery, AFP reported.

Try pilot error [incompetence, poor training, alcohol, drugs…!]

Meanwhile …

An Air New Zealand Double Tragedy Waiting to Happen

Air New Zealand had a “close call” as two passenger aircraft over Queenstown’s Lake Wakatipu came close enough to spark an automatic warning to the two pilots, the Otago Daily Times reported.

“CAA spokeswoman Emma Peel said yesterday an Air New Zealand Boeing 737 was approaching Queenstown Airport’s runway last Saturday when it was warned by its “terrain collision avoidance system” another aircraft was in the area.” The report said.

Back in  Auckland International Airport …

Another Emergency Landing at Auckland International Airport

An  Airbus A340-200, some 60 minutes into its flight from Auckland to Buenos Aires, reported the shutdown of its No. 1 engine, and returned to Auckland, scaring the living daylight out of its passengers. Fortunately for the 229 tourists onboard,  the plane landed without incident at about 10.25pm,  a report said.

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