Police release name of deceased at Taranaki drilling site
Taranaki onshore drilling site — Police release name of
Police can now release the name of the man who
died at the Mangakewa E Wellsite, Waitara, yesterday (Sunday
11 May, 2014) morning.
He was Nicholas John Teague, aged
39, of the Rotorua area.
Police are working closely with
WorkSafe NZ and in due course will provide investigation
findings to the Coroner.
Police has no further comment to
make as the matter is now before the
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Pukeahu Park : ANZAC 100th Anniversary Dawn Service In Pictures
Roughly 18,000 people gathered this morning at Pukeahu Memorial Park for the Anzac day centenary. Anticipating the large turnout, patrons arrived as early as 4.30. It was virtually impossible to get near the Memorial after 5am. By 6, the crowds on Taranaki Street had stretched as far back as the Z Petrol station.
The screens erected around the park displayed the live events to those who had turned up. The heat generated by the huge number of people caused many to take a turn. Medics and ambulances were on hand for the fainting crowd members. Only twenty minutes into the ceremony, one medic said they had already dealt with 15 to 20 spells. More>>
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