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

 

Four year old dies after quad-bike crash

Four year old dies after quad-bike crash


lice have confirmed that a four-year old boy has died in Starship Hospital in Auckland following a quad-bike crash on a Tai Tapu farm late last month.

The crash occurred on Sunday 27 April at a Tai Tapu property. Police believe the boy was riding on a quad-bike with an adult when the crash occurred.

The boy suffered serious injuries and was transferred to Starship Hospital. He died as a result of his injuries on Saturday.

The adult rider, aged in his 60s, was also injured in the crash and received hospital treatment but has now been discharged.

The Police serious crash unit is investigating. The name of the deceased, who did not live at the property, is not yet available. The family has requested that their privacy is respected at this difficult time.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On The
America’s Cup

The fact New Zealand now reigns supreme once again in the most sophisticated contest in the world’s most elite sport – yacht racing – can’t help but reflect the trajectory the country has been on since the 1980s...

Elite sport used to feel more like a collective, shared experience. It was our team, composed of people who lived and worked like us. Now, not so much. More>>

 

PM's Press Conference: Red Socks And Secret Tapes

Prime Minister Bill English began his post-cabinet press conference by explaining how well the National Party's annual conference went. He also mentioned today's announcement of changes to the EQC disaster insurance legislation and wished Emirates Team New Zealand well in the America's Cup. More>>

Max Rashbrooke: On How To Make Government More Open

International surveys, while often complimentary, have also pinpointed major weaknesses: political donations are badly regulated, for instance, and appointments to government boards frequently go to those with strong political connections. More>>

In Court: Hamilton Student's Lawsuit Over Climate Change Policy

A law student from Hamilton is preparing to challenge the Government in the High Court on Monday over what she says is a “failure” to properly address climate change. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Fallout From The Barclay Tape

This is hardly a case of cleaning out your desk and being turfed out onto the pavement. As others have pointed out, the disgraced Clutha-Southland MP will remain on the public payroll for three months until the election, and for three months afterwards. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election
 
 
 
  • PublicAddress
  • Pundit
  • Kiwiblog