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Police name two men who died in Bay of Plenty

Police name two men who died in Bay of Plenty

The names of two men killed in separate incidents in the Bay of Plenty can now be named by Police.

Eramyha Eruera Pairama, aged 19 from Whakatane died after being struck by a tree during forestry work in the area of Sisam Valley Road, Taneatua on Friday afternoon (11 January).

Russell Clarke Brown, aged 75, from Tauranga died after falling and hitting his head during a day tramp near Opotiki on Saturday (12 January).

Both matters have been referred to the Coroner.


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