9 Jul 2016

Police name two who died in crash near Taupō

5:56 pm on 9 July 2016

Police have named two people killed in a road crash near Taupō last night.

They were the driver, Thor Tamanui Sullivan, 16, and his brother Hape Raroa Sullivan, 18.

A 14-year-old girl who was also in the car remains in a moderate to serious condition in Rotorua Hospital.

Police said the driver lost control of the car and hit a tree shortly before 11pm last night.