Name release - fatal crash in Otorohanga
Police can now name the two people killed in a crash on SH3
south of Otorohanga on Saturday 10 February.
Albertus Koopen, 80, of Otorohanga and Richard Rauwhero, 45,
The investigation into the circumstances
surrounding the crash is ongoing.
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Pike River: Mine Drift Re-Entry Plan To Proceed
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