Aussie soldier killed near Burnham

Last updated 14:46 16/02/2013

Relevant offers

National

Thunder, lightning and high winds headed north Cyclists' fears about new Wairarapa safety barriers 'dismissed' by transport agency Napier woman Courtenay Fraser found guilty of assaulting dog control officer Students and staff sent home after bomb threat to St Patrick's College Wellington Increased paid parental leave a no-go as Government promises to veto it No third term demons yet - but some hard decisions to make UN battle getting "dirty" - John Key Thieves steal bikes, slaughter cow and pig during South Taranaki joyride Stormy weather hits Auckland, two houses struck by lightning Huntington locals claim council bias

The man who died after being hit early today by a truck and trailer near Rolleston, southwest of Christchurch, was an Australian soldier working with the NZ Army.

The NZ Defence Force said the man was not on duty when the accident happened. Next of kin had been informed but no further details were available.

Police said the man was walking along the highway when he was hit about 12.30am.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content