Stephan Stoermer’s Killer Sentenced To Short Prison Term – Updated

Our regular readers will know that we often write about New Zealand’s appalling road death toll and of the people who are killed on the roads, especially tourists and other visitors. A while ago we blogged about the tragic death of Stephan Stoermer, one of many cyclists killed every year in New Zealand. Stephan, like…

Mia Pusch’s Killer To Pay $5,000

The Wanganui truck driver who admitted killing Mia Pusch through careless driving has had his licence suspended for just a year and has been ordered to pay a measly $5,000 in reparation to her family (source) Mia Pusch, 19, was a German tourist who had been backpacking through New Zealand on her bike “pinkie”. She…

Deaths Of 3 British Tourists In Christchurch – Relative Says Power Poles Should Be Moved (Updated)

“Power lines should be put underground or power poles moved back from the road to prevent more tragedies like this week’s triple fatality in Christchurch, a relative says. Three members of an English family died when their car struck a pole after the driver fell asleep in South New Brighton. (see our blog post 3…