Taupaki 
Residents 
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Road Safety in Taupaki area.
These are some of the incidents known to the local residents. If you have more detail or other events you like to have included to show how the traffic intensity and speeds have increased whilst the smaller roads have largely remained the same, please submit here 

Date: 15/08/2007

Police Event No: ?

Location Cottle Road 

Event: Vehicle VS vehicle with tragic consequences


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Date: 2012?

Police Event No: ?

Location Taupaki Road close to school

Event: Vehicle VS Bush, learner driver out of control

Witnessed by Scott C. and Bodo B.

(Photo taken after the event)

Date: 01/07/2012

Police Event No: ?

Location  Taupaki Road, close to Amreins Rd

Event: Vehicle VS Paddock, 4x4 crashed into paddock

Date: 2013?

Police Event No: ?

Location Nelson Road

Event: Vehicle sideways in ditch after road was widened

Witnessed by Bodo B.

(Photo taken after the event)

Date: 30/09/2013

Police Event No: ?

Location Taupaki Road railway crossing

Event: Vehicle VS Train

CRASH SCENE: Emergency services attended to four patients, a woman and a child with serious injuries and two children with moderate injuries.


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Date: 2013?

Police Event No: ?

Location Taupaki Road

Event: Truck ran off the road at speed in a slow corner after Nixon Road

(Photo taken after the event)

Date: 2013?

Police Event No: ?

Location Taupaki Road and Nixon Road corner

Event: Car failed to choose which road and went straight into ramp

(Photo taken after the event)

Date: 2013?

Police Event No: ?

Location Taupaki Road at Bridge

Event: Vehicle ran off bridge coming from Waitakere

Witnessed by Bodo B.

(Photo taken after the event)

Date: 2014?

Police Event No: ?

Location Taupaki Road close to school

Event: Vehicle VS Motorbike, serious injury to Motorbike driver

Attended by Sypko B., Simon C., and Bodo B.

(Photo taken after the event)

Date: 2014?

Police Event No: ?

Location Taupaki Road close to school

Event: Vehicle VS Traffic Island, Lady ran right over it sighting not seeing it. Looking at the signposts on the Island, they look well damaged and the actual signs are still missing.

(Photo taken after the event)

Date: 26/05/2014

Police Event No: ?

Location Taupaki Road, close to Amreins Rd

Event: Ute Vehicle VS Tree, your boy needed medical treatment

Date: 2015?

Police Event No: ?

Location Taupaki Road close to Henham Road

Event: Head-on collision on the bend. 

guard rail was installed after the event.

(Photo taken after the event)

Date: 25/03/2016

Police Event No: ?

Location Taupaki Road (East End)

Event: Vehicle VS power pole

Date: 25/03/2016

Police Event No: 

Location Taupaki

Event: Vehicle VS ??

Date: 24/04/2016

Police Event No: ?

Location Red Hills Road

Event: Vehicle VS ?

Date: 8/12/2016

Police Event No: P.027687083

Location Nixon Road

Event: Vehicle VS Motorbike

Date: 8/12/2016

Police Event No: P.027687279

Location Nixon Road

Event: Separate from previous accident that day, two people involved.