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Counties Manukau

Name release following fatal crash in Pakuranga, Counties Manukau

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Police are seeking information from members of the public who may have witnessed a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a taxi in Pakuranga on Tuesday 2 November 2016.

At around 10pm on Tuesday, the two vehicles collided on Reeves Road near Grassway Avenue.

The driver of the motorcycle died at the scene. He was 35-year-old Manuel Tawhai of Panmure.

Manuel’s family have requested privacy at this difficult time and asked that media do not contact them.

Police would like to speak with anybody who observed a blue Yamaha sports bike being driven around Ti Rakau Drive or the Pakuranga Highway area around the time of the crash.

If you have any information that can assist police then we ask you to contact Constable Glen Carlyle from the Counties Manukau Serious Crash Unit on 09 215 4604.


Shelley Nahr/NZ Police