5 Sep 2019

Chinese tourists just started trip before Rotorua fatal crash

From Checkpoint, 6:15 pm on 5 September 2019

The five Chinese tourists who were killed in a bus crash near Rotorua had only just begun their holiday in New Zealand.

Twenty-seven people were on board the bus when it crashed on State Highway 5 on Wednesday.

The victims, who included a young child, were on day one of a 12-day trip to New Zealand and Australia.

Reporter Chen Liu is in Rotorua and filed this report.