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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8/3: International Women’s Day Celebrated Around New Zealand
As women celebrate March 8th, International Women’s Day, in 23 events around New Zealand, it’s timely to reflect on the fact less than a third of our Members of Parliament are women, and that occupations that women dominate, such as caregivers, are amongst the lowest paid in New Zealand, Sue Kedgley, President of UN Women NZ said today.
“We hope that women’s issues will become prominent during election year and that all political parties will commit to policies that promote gender equity in New Zealand,” Ms Kedgley said.
“While women have made enormous progress in the last few decades, violence against women continues unabated and many women and girls suffer from discrimination and disadvantage around the world. More>>