MAN CHARGED

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A Waipuku­rau man has been charged with care­less driv­ing af­ter a fa­tal crash near Omakere in Cen­tral Hawke’s Bay on Christ­mas Eve. Harry Nepe-Apatu, 65, was the pas­sen­ger in a ve­hi­cle which went down a bank on Pour­erere Rd around 5.30am Sun­day, De­cem­ber 24. He died at the scene.

Last Mon­day Robert Kevin Heremia, 35, ap­peared in Waipuku­rau Dis­trict Court charged with caus­ing the death by driv­ing care­lessly un­der the in­flu­ence of al­co­hol or drugs, and was re­manded with­out plea to reap­pear on June 11.

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