Helicopter Crash Update
Police yesterday completed
their scene examination and victim recovery work at the site
where helicopter wreckage was found on Wednesday (21
November) near Humboldt Creek, Fiordland.
remains will now be formally identified through a forensic
process. This could take a number of weeks.
Aviation Authority will be investigating the cause of the
Police have also now referred the matter to the
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Transport: Auckland Looks To Light Rail
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