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Death at Port of Lyttelton

Maritime Union of New Zealand statement – death at Port of Lyttelton – for immediate release Friday 29 August 2014

The Maritime Union is greatly saddened by the death of Maritime Union Lyttelton Branch President Brad Fletcher in a workplace accident yesterday.

Maritime Union National Secretary Joe Fleetwood says the death of Brad Fletcher, a full-time worker at the Port of Lyttelton, was a great shock.

Brad was a highly respected figure in Lyttelton and within the Maritime Union, and the Union would be supporting his workmates and family.

ENDS

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