Fatal crash, Te Pohue

Police can now release the names of the two people who died in a serious crash on SH5 at Te Pohue on Saturday 16 May.

They were 20-year-old Maja Eve Sanders and 19-year-old Joshua Tom Van Hooijdonk, both from Hastings.

Police extend sympathies to their families.

Enquiries are underway to establish the circumstances of the crash.

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