Deadliest road accident at SHI north of Picton, South.Island

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Help us to give a send off to these 7 family members who were tragically taken. And to help them in forging life ahead after this tragedy.


A family, returning from a funeral in Dunedin were on their way to Picton to catch a ferry to Auckland. They were involved in a tragic accident, lost 7 family members and a baby.

Two family members are in the intensive care in Wellington.

CESS CLARIMAN, daughter of Desiree Lagud Brown , stepdad, Paul Brown ,FROIBEL DOLAR, ( wife Divine) & a Baby were casualties ), PEDRO LAGUD, and another young brother ,( in hospital), needs the financial support for the expenses they are facing due to this event.

We are asking for your compassion and help the families in this very challenging situation.

Your donation shall help lighten her heavy responsibility. Any small amount is highly appreciated.

*Please note there is another page for the family here:*

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Use of funds

Funds will be used for funeral expenses, ongoing medical needs for the two in intensive care and to support the family at this time. Although ACC shall also provide support for funeral & medical costs, but not enough to cover the whole amount.

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Latest update

The goal and dates were updated to ensure that family from the Philippines can come.  22 June 2022

Due to the enormity of the situation, date and goal amount are updated. Awaiting for families to be able to come to New Zealand. Let us help them lessen their financial burden and emotional situation by making our support felt by them. The Filipino Community are truly remarkable uniting in this tragedy. THANK YOU KABABAYAN. THANK YOU NEW ZEALAND.

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Condolence, love and prayers for the whole family
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This page was created on 21 Jun 2022 and closes on 31 Jul 2022.