22 May 2024

Around the motu: Tess Brunton in Dunedin

From Nine To Noon, 10:45 am on 22 May 2024
09052024. Robyn Edie. News. Southland Times/Stuff.  
Lawyers in the Invercargill Courthouse on Thursday for week 2 of the coronial inquest into Lachie Jones death, on 29th January 2019.
Lawyers from left, Susan Hughes KC, Robin Bates in back, Max Simpkins, standing is Simon Mount KC, Alysia Gordon and Beatrix Woodhouse. Coroner Alexander Ho in back.

Photo: Stuff / Robyn Edie

Tess has been covering some high profile inquests, including the the death of Dunedin plumber Rory Nairn who died of myocarditis 12 days after receiving a Covid vaccine.

Also the inquest of Gore three year old Lachlan Jones. His father has challenged police findings that Lachlan accidentally drowned.

And next week the inquest begins into the death of Dunedin student Sophia Crestani who died at a crowded party in Dunedin.

Also, there are fears Queenstown's homeless problem is about to snowball and no mice have been found in latest rodent hunt on Rakiura.