Stephen MacNee and Jayde Cummings were both killed in the crash on September 17, 2019.
The store remains closed to the public as pest control is underway.
A report of concern has been made to Oranga Tamariki.
Police updated reporters on Friday afternoon.
"He came from Auckland to this town for a better life not for his life to end."
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"The occupants of the neighbouring houses were all evacuated safely."
It comes after allegations of animal abuse.
Students participating in flat initiations allegedly mistreated ducks and a live eel as part of the "hazing" rituals.