It has been 25 days since Lime E Scooters were launched in Christchurch and Auckland and the latest ACC claims show there have been 89 injuries by electric scooters in that time.
But claims for foot powered scooters in the same time period is 567.
Since the launch of the Lime E-Scooters on October 14 there have been 89 ACC claims for electric scooters.
57 of those claims came from Auckland and 32 claims were from Christchurch city.
The most common type of injury was by puncture/laceration, soft tissue injury and fracture/ dislocation.
In that same time period nonelectric scooters accounted for 567 claims across Auckland, 171, Christchurch, 61, and the rest of New Zealand, 337.
Driver denies charge
A 72-year-old bus driver has denied careless driving causing the death of two Aucklanders earlier this year. Ngatokoitu Tapora entered not-guilty pleas yesterday in the Manukau District Court. Taylor Charles King, 23, and Jeremy Tokotai KauKasi, 34, were struck by a bus on Puhinui Rd on April 14. The pair worked at Altus Enterprises, a social enterprise that employs nearly 200 people with disabilities. Both died at the scene. Police said the passengers on board the bus were not injured. Tapora faces two charges of driving carelessly, causing death.