22 Jan 2024

Calls for vehicle ban on Muriwai beach after accident

From Morning Report, 6:54 am on 22 January 2024

A Muriwai community leader wants the government to ban vehicles from beaches, fearing more children could be killed if they aren't.

One person died and another two were injured after a vehicle rolled on Muriwai Beach on Sunday.

Investigations into the cause continue. The Rodney local board chair says some people driving on the beach don't understand the risks.

Rodney local board chair Brent Bailey spoke to Ingrid Hipkiss.