New Zealand Fire Service Update Re Truck Crash Desert Road
New Zealand Fire Service Update Re Truck Crash
The New Zealand Fire Service has
handed over responsibility for retrieval of the hazardous
chemicals involved in a truck crash on the Desert Road to
NZFS Assistant Area Commander
Nigel Richards says Fire Service personnel and equipment
have now left the accident site and are returning to their
base fire stations.
“We have worked closely with
Environment Waikato and it appears as though none of the
chemicals have leaked into the waterway. Contractors are
now working with Environment Waikato and the Police to clean
up the site and retrieve the containers that fell into the
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Novopayout: Government-Owned Company To Take Over School Payroll
After lengthy negotiations, the Ministry of Education and the existing school payroll provider, Talent2, have settled both on the amounts payable by Talent2 towards the costs of remediating the Novopay service and a new operating model for the school payroll system.
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