The government is urging motorists to take care this holiday weekend and says police will crack down on speeding.
Associate Transport Minister Simon Bridges says there was one fatality and 107 injuries, 15 of them serious, during last year's Queen's Birthday weekend.
"Losing control, alcohol and inattention were the three most common factors contributing to the crashes," he said on Friday.
"Let's have another holiday weekend like Easter 2012, without a fatality."
Mr Bridges says police will be out in force."They will again be enforcing reduced speed tolerances of no more than 4km over all permanently posted speed limits," he said.
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