26 Oct 2021

Eight people died on the roads over Labour weekend

From Morning Report, 6:46 am on 26 October 2021

Eight people have died on New Zealand roads over the Labour Day long weekend.

On Sunday, a truck and motorcycle collided in Canterbury, killing the motorcyclist.

Two people also died on Saturday when two cars crashed on State Highway 1 near Dunedin.

On Friday night, another motorcyclist died after a crash near Christchurch.

The death toll is the same as last year.

Inspector Peter McKennie spoke to Corin Dann.