Driver Of Boy Racer Death Car To Be Charged

In May we wrote about four-year-old Nayan Woods. He was out walking with his six-year-old brother Jacob and his mother Emma on Linwood Ave, Christchurch (the city is the hoon capital of NZ) one evening when they were all hit by a car that had ‘lost control’ on a long, straight stretch of road. See…

‘Hoon Car’ Driver Was Only 17 -Updated

23 May 2010 The driver of the ‘hoon car’ that left the road and ploughed into a mother and her 2 children, killing one of them and seriously injuring his older brother, in an area of Christchurch notorious for its boy racers, has been named and shamed by the NZ Herald: “Ash Austin, 17, was…

Hoon Car Kills Kid – Boy Racers Your Time Is Up

For an update to this story please see ‘Hoon car’ driver was only 17” Many of our regular readers already know that New Zealand has world’s second highest road death and injury rates, twice that of countries like the UK. Much of the tragic loss of life and injuries can be attributed to two major…