Two people are dead after separate accidents - one in the
South Island, one in the North Island - this morning.
In Canterbury a man was killed when after his vehicle crashed
down a bank just before 7am.
The crash happened on State Highway 7 between Culverden and
Hanmer, northern police communications team leader Hemi
The driver was the only one inside the vehicle.
Meanwhile. a person died after a crash between a car and a
motorcyclist in Hawkes Bay.
Police received a call about the crash at 7am and when they
arrived on the scene one person, believed to be the
motorcyclist, was dead.
No more details were immediately available.
The crash, on State Highway 2 near Waitangi Bridge between
Clive and Napier, has caused traffic problems, police said.