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The Final Destination: Seven more people killed in NZ, nationalities undisclosed

Posted by te2ataria on September 21, 2019

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Three foreigners are killed/murdered in New Zealand on average every four days.

Seven more people killed in NZ, 57 ways

Seven more people — nationalities undisclosed — have been killed in NZ while skiing, boating, snorkeling, riding… or driving on our suicide roads:

Skier killed in crash at Coronet Peak in Queenstown

A female skier was killed at Queenstown’s Coronet Peak skifield earlier today.

“It is believed the woman crashed at the bottom of Sugar’s Run, which is accessed by the Coronet Express chairlift, at about 9am.”

“We are in contact with her family and we are also assisting our staff and guests on the mountain who may have been affected by this event. We are also actively working with the appropriate authorities as the investigations get under way,” NZSki chief executive Paul Anderson said.
https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/115985453/skier-dies-in-crash-at-coronet-peak-in-queenstown
[Victim’s details have not been disclosed as of posting.]
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Fatal boating incident, Manukau Harbour
Saturday, 21 September 2019 – 2:14pm – Waitemata
One person was killed when a vessel overturned in Manukau Harbour this morning.
“The incident was reported to Police about 12.20pm when three people were pulled from the water by a member of the public in a passing boat.”
The others sustained injuries and were taken to hospital, police said
https://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/boating-incident-manukau-harbour
[Victim’s details have not been disclosed as of posting.]
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Name release: Makorori, Gisborne
Thursday, 19 September 2019 – 10:50am
Police can now release the name of the man who died after getting into difficulty in the water at Makorori, north of Gisborne on 15 September.
He was Isaac Miles Brown, aged 33. [Nationality NOT revealed.]
https://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/name-release-makorori-gisborne
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Update: Maramarua Forest crash
Thursday, 19 September 2019 – 9:33am – Waikato
A person has died following a crash on Okaeria Road, Maramarua Forest yesterday.
The single vehicle crash occurred at 12.45pm.
The driver, a 45-year-old man and the sole occupant of the car, died at the scene. [Name, nationality unknown.]
https://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/update-maramarua-forest-crash
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Death following serious motorcycle crash at Moerewa
Friday, 20 September 2019 – 8:42pm – Northland
A man has died following a serious crash on State Highway 1 near Moerewa this afternoon.
Police were notified of the crash around 3pm.
The man was transported to Auckland Hospital following the crash, however he has sadly died.
Two other riders were injured in the crash, which involved several motorcycles.
One rider sustained serious injuries and the other sustained moderate injuries.
https://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/death-following-serious-motorcycle-crash-moerewa
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UPDATE: E-scooter incident, central Auckland
Friday, 20 September 2019 – 8:05pm – Auckland City
Police can confirm a 23-year-old man has passed away following an incident involving an e-scooter in central Auckland on Monday 16 September.
Our thoughts are with the man’s family at this time.
https://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/update-e-scooter-incident-central-auckland
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Death following crash near Wakefield
Friday, 20 September 2019 – 8:15am – Tasman
A man has died following a crash on State Highway 6 at Motupiko, near Wakefield, yesterday.
The 40-year-old man was critically injured when his car collided with a tree at around 2.30am on 19 September.
He was airlifted to Wellington Hospital, where he sadly passed away overnight.
https://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/death-following-crash-near-wakefield
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Avalanche kills ‘Australian’ skier

Posted by te2ataria on August 10, 2015

Heli-skier killed by avalanche near Queenstown

A 58 year-old man, believed to be an Australian national, was killed by an avalanche near the Devil’s Staircase (!) at around 2.45pm today (10 August 2015).

The cause of his death is unknown at this time, and it has been referred to the coroner, police said.

Police also said they are working to advise the next of kin. No further details are available at this time.

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Dead Tourist’s Identity Withheld

Posted by te2ataria on June 15, 2010

60-year-old skier, possibly an Aussie tourist, killed near Canterbury’s Mt Hutt ski area

A 60-year-old skier, possibly an Aussie tourist, was killed when hi “car plunged off an access road at Canterbury’s Mt Hutt ski area into a steep gully yesterday,” media reported.

Name, nationality and other details of the victim have so far been withheld.

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