Some of the vehicle's occupants have been left in critical condition.
A man remains in serious but stable condition in hospital.
He was found with serious injuries and has since undergone surgery.
Three Nelson locals have had to take time off work within the last three weeks.
Thousands in the Far North will remain cut off from the rest of the country until mid next week after a downpour washed away a chunk of State Highway 1.
Washed down a river, he clung to his pack and made it to a rocky island.
This popular holiday spot is back in business. All it needs is visitors this Easter.
"They are lucky they didn't die," a Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter spokesman said.
People who attended Buller Festival in Murchison could've been exposed.
The victims of a crash that ended a police chase near Hope, south of Nelson on Sunday have been named.
"It's the manner of the driving and the people failing to stop."
The three victims of the fatal pursuit were all Nelson locals.
"Very young and older people are especially vulnerable," one doctor said.
Other airports have been told to check they're not also using banned foams.
Now he's off to the Kermadec Islands, north of New Zealand.