Name release: Southland crashes

Police can now release the names of two people who died in separate crashes in Southland last month.

Motorcyclist James Keith Heathcote, 60, of Invercargill died following a crash on Tiwai Road, Invercargill on March 19.

Kieran Atirau Mahuika, 28, also of Invercargill, died following a crash on Tiwai Road shortly before midnight on 26 March.

Police extends its sympathies to their families and friends at this time.

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