Police launch identify of teenager killed in automotive crash in Rotorua

The site of a motorcycle accident on Amohau Street in Rotorua on Thursday.

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The positioning of a bike accident on Amohau Avenue in Rotorua on Thursday.

Police have named the 17-year-old Aidan Nicholson, 17, who died after a bike collided with an influence pylon in Rotorua.

In a tribute to Nicholson posted on the Rotorua Excessive College for Boys Fb web page, Principal Chris Grinter described Nicholson as “a contented, optimistic and welcoming scholar who the college’s academics and college students loved being round.”

“He was good and had an excellent humorousness. He made the employees and fellow college students smile.”

Grinter mentioned Thursday’s accident got here as an enormous shock to everybody on the faculty.

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“It has been a very long time because the faculty needed to take care of the disappointment and challenges of dropping a well-liked scholar,” he mentioned.

“The lack of Aidan has definitely been felt on the faculty, and a help room has been arrange at our School of Training for Aidan’s buddies and friends.

“Aidan additionally has a youthful brother who’s within the tenth grade at this faculty, so the lack of Aidan has affected a number of hundred college students throughout all grades and your entire employees.”

He mentioned that in time the college hopes to honor Nicholson’s reminiscence with a memorial assembly after negotiations together with his household.

Grinter mentioned that Nicholson grew up as a beautiful younger man.

He mentioned that Nicholson’s ardour was expertise and physics, and that he noticed his future path as encompassing these fields.

“He received so carried away with the expertise workshop that he determined he wanted his personal set of keys,” he mentioned.

“He was a vibrant scholar, and all his academics say that it was a pleasure to be within the classroom with him. He had many ideas and concepts on many subjects and was all the time eager to specific them, typically in a cheeky and/or hilarious method.

“He was positively fascinating and everybody loved his firm.”

Grinter mentioned staff have been extraordinarily optimistic about Nicholson, together with when he “stumped them” together with his information of historic information.

“Aidan Nicholson was a proud younger man from Raukura and might be drastically missed,” he mentioned.

“The college extends its condolences to Aidan’s household, and we mourn the lack of a younger man who had an thrilling and profitable future in some ways.”

The police additionally expressed their condolences to his buddies and wanau and mentioned that the investigation into the accident is ongoing.

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