The Westpac Waikato Air
Ambulance was called out Tokoroa Hospital to retrieve a 47
year old man who sustained 3rd degree burns to 60 percent of
his body from a fatal house fire. The relationship between
the man and the deceased is unknown. He was flown to Waikato
Hospital for treatment.
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Pike River: Charges Against Whittal Withdrawn
The decision by MBIE to withdraw charges against Peter Whittal today is wrong on many levels, says CTU President Helen Kelly.
“The Department, in this Court case, represents the men killed in that mine.
“They hold sole discretion to press charges and ensure these men get some form of justice - the decision today adds to the failure of this Department in their duty to the 29 people killed at Pike. More>>