Coroner calls for stricter controls on excessive drinking on marae

  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty

Coroner Tim Scott has described the death of uncle and nephew, Turuki and Katiana Kereopa, who were killed while driving drunk after a family function at the marae, as a wake-up call for Tōrere Marae and is also calling for stricter controls on excessive drinking on the marae.

Aroha Treacher with this report.