Details released - SH1, Manakau fatal crash
SH1, Manakau, Central North
details released re fatal
Wednesday, 26 March 2014 -
Police have confirmed the details
of the 84 year old female killed in the two car crash on
State Highway 1, Manakau, Central North Island
She was Gloria Adair Good of Waikawa Beach,
Inquiries into the cause of the crash
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