16 May 2018

Man charged over fatal Kaitaia crash

6:32 pm on 16 May 2018

Police in the Far North have charged a man over a crash north of Kaitaia that killed two people.

Marion Evelyn Andrew and Pauline Mary Ogilvie, who were in their seventies, died as a result of the crash in Pukenui yesterday.

Both women were from Houhora.

A 28-year-old man is facing two charges of aggravated careless driving causing death and one of aggravated careless use causing injury.

He will appear in the Kaitaia District Court.