Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search


Fatal Crash in Christchurch

Fatal Crash in Christchurch

Canterbury Police are asking for assistance from the Public in relation to a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred tonight on Shands Road near Marshs Road, Hornby, Christchurch.

The crash occurred at approx 11pm this evening (15/9/2012).  Witnesses reported that two vehicles were travelling in the same direction on Shands Road when one has struck pedestrians standing beside the road.

Neither vehicle has stopped.

One person was confirmed deceased at the scene and a second victim was taken to hospital.

Police are appealing to the public for help locating the vehicle that will have extensive damage to the front of the car.

They would also like to hear from the driver and occupants of both cars and would encourage them to come forward.

A scene examination will be taking place and motorists are advised that Shands Road in the vicinity of Marshs Rd, Hornby will be closed until further notice.


© Scoop Media

Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

NZEI: Primary Teachers And Principals Vote To Reject Offers

Primary teachers and principals have resoundingly rejected the Government’s latest collective agreement offers...

NZEI Te Riu Roa President Lynda Stuart said members had sent a clear message that the offers did not address concerns about the growing teacher shortage, time to teach and support for children with additional learning needs. More>>


No Confidence In GWRC: Bus Drivers Vote For Strike Next Month

The Wellington Tramways Union today voted overwhelmingly for bus drivers to strike because of the breakdown in negotiations with the Wellington bus operators. More>>


Unanimous: MP Pay Freeze Bill Passes

“The Remuneration Authority (Members of Parliament Remuneration) Amendment legislation, to freeze the pay of MPs for one year, has been passed unanimously by the House today." More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Party Of No Ideas

The striking thing about the issues that have had political coverage over the past few months is the almost total lack of policy content to any of them. To date, Her Majesty’s Opposition have been entirely focussed on failings in Beehive management.. More>>


America's Cup: Environment Court Grants Consents

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff says, “I welcome today’s decision by the Environment Court to grant consent for the bases and associated infrastructure to host the 36th America’s Cup." More>>


Gordon Campbell: On Bridges’ ‘Meth Crooks’ Leadership Failure

Back in June, Bridges publicly accepted that Housing NZ had got it wrong, and that the National government had acted upon bad advice. Now, you’d think this admission would create a broad bi-partisan basis for compensation to those families who had been unfairly evicted... More>>


Medical: New Surgical Mesh Safeguards

The Government has introduced strict new safeguards on the use of surgical mesh that are expected to limit its use in urogynaecological surgery. More>>


Handley Handling: Fired Chief Technology Officer Releases Communications

In the interests of drawing a line on this issue, today I am releasing a detailed timeline of events and all of the emails and texts between myself and Clare Curran, and myself and the Prime Minister about the role and my move back to New Zealand. More>>





InfoPages News Channels