Franz Josef Memorial
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Police Association President Greg O'Connor and Region 1 Director Jug Price attended the unveiling of a memorial plaque honouring three police officers killed in a helicopter crash near Franz Josef in 1987. They are pictured with, from left, Kay Dowie, Wendy Lynch and Lorraine Krom, widows of the officers who died. The unveiling recalled the October 23, 1986 crash that claimed the lives of Inspector Tony Lynch, 38, Senior Constable Bob Krom, 48, both of Christchurch, and Constable Doug Dowie, 40, of Dunedin.