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UPDATE ON THE ROAD ACCIDENT INVOLVING FIVE MALAYSIAN STUDENTS IN NEW ZEALAND

UPDATE ON THE ROAD ACCIDENT INVOLVING FIVE MALAYSIAN STUDENTS IN NEW ZEALAND

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through the High Commission of Malaysia in Wellington, New Zealand, would like to inform that all welfare arrangements for the students involved in the road accident at Lake Tekapo, New Zealand on 30 March 2024 have been completed. Only one student is still receiving follow-up treatment at Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand, while two other injured students have been discharged from the hospital.

Of the two deceased, one was safely buried in Christchurch, New Zealand, while the remains of another student has been safely repatriated and buried in Malaysia.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs would like to express its appreciation to all the parties involved, including the Government of New Zealand, Timaru Hospital, Christchurch Hospital, University of Canterbury, the Malaysian community in Christchurch and other parties involved, who, whether directly or indirectly, helped in facilitating and ensuring the welfare of the students are well taken care of.

 


PUTRAJAYA
10 April 2024