Uetaha Dahtanian Ransfield-Wanoa died in October in the
tragic tractor-mower accident.
A pensioner has appeared in court charged in connection
with an accident in which a little boy was killed in a
lawnmowing accident in Hastings.
The 72-year-old man faces one charge of reckless driving
He was granted interim name suppression when he appeared in
the Hastings District Court this morning and remanded at
large without plea until early next month.
Uetaha Dahtanian Ransfield-Wanoa, 4, was killed in the
accident at Kirkpatrick Park on October 8 when he was run
over by a council tractor-mower.
The 4-year-old, described as cheeky and bubbly, had been
looking forward to starting school at Kura Kaupapa o
Heretaunga School in Hastings.
Both the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and
Hastings District Council launched investigations into the
- Corey Charlton of Hawke's Bay Today