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 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…

Eva Kosanic, French National, Dies In Northland Car Crash (updated)

Yesterday we wrote about accident blackspots and the dangers presented by posts/poles on roadsides and how some simple measures (warning signs, speed limits, rumble strips, barriers along embankments etc) could reduce the high death and injury statistics on NZ roads. Hours later a French national was killed when the car she was driving failed to…

3 English People Killed in Christchurch Car Crash

YahooXtra News “Police have released the names of the three British tourists killed in a car crash in Christchurch. Three-year-old Iva Harper and her grandmother 60-year-old Sera Eades died in the crash, along with Mrs Eade’s cousin, 68-year-old Valerie Bryan. They are all from Derbyshire in England and arrived in the country just days ago…