The toddler killed in a driveway on Christmas Eve has been
Three-year-old Te Haeata Pitiroi was struck by a car on a
shared driveway in Hatepe village near Taupo at 8.55pm on
Taupo police said it appeared that a woman was leaving a
property down a shared driveway on Te Mako Mako Lane when her
car struck Te Haeata.
Attempts to revive him at the scene were unsuccessful.
Police said the death of a child was tragic at any time but
was particularly poignant given the death occurred on