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Ruapehu Drowning Tragedy Names Releases

Ruapehu Drowning Tragedy Names Releases

New Zealand Police National News Release
12:02pm 16 April 2008
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release.html?id=3861


16 April 2008

The formal identification process has been completed and Police are now able to release the names of six students and one teacher killed in tragic circumstances in the Ruapehu District yesterday.

They were teacher Tony McLean, 29, of Howick and the following students.

Natasha Bray, 16, of Pakuranga

Portia McPhail, 16, of Manurewa

Huan (Tom) Hsu, 16, of Farm Cove

Anthony Mulder, 16, of Howick

Floyd Fernandez, 16, of Howick

Tara Gregory, 16, of Mt Wellington.

All seven deaths have been referred to the Palmerston North Coroner for investigation.

ENDS

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