Tongan toddler

Tongan child killed in community hall carpark in south Auckland

Odeliah Tonga was described as always full of energy and will be sorely missed, Stuff reported.

Police said in a statement the child died after being struck by a vehicle in a driveway in Smiths Avenue.

Emergency services were called to the scene at 5.10pm, it said.

Police also said they were still investigating the fatality.

Odeliah’s grandmother Wilhemina Laulu told media the Calvary Pentecostal Fellowship, of which her son-in-law Daniel Tonga was the pastor, had been using the hall for the past two years.