News Video | Policy | GPs | Hospitals | Medical | Mental Health | Welfare | Search

 

Statement From Farmers Trading Company Ltd

MEDIACOM-RELEASE-FARMERS-TRADING-COMPANY

Farmers Trading Company Limited Managing Director, Wayne Walden today confirmed the company has been working closely with the public health service to ensure tuberculosis protocols are being followed.

"Since being notified of a former staff member's death from tuberculosis, Farmers has closely followed public health service instructions. Reports that six employees have the disease are incorrect. Five team members have merely tested positive to having been in contact with tuberculosis and will be fully monitored to ensure they do not contract the disease.

"In addition, the public health service has assured the staff members affected they pose absolutely no risk to the public. The company is more than satisfied with this assurance. As is company policy, we have offered counselling to our Lambton Quay team following the death of their colleague and the subsequent health issues raised.

"Farmers Trading Company is extremely grateful for the swift response and high level of professionalism offered by the Hutt Valley Health team," Mr Walden said.

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Reuben Moss' Property is Theft! & Kaitani at The Physics Room

Property is Theft! continues Moss’ interest in the contemporary urban environment as a space controlled by pulsing and unequal flows of capital and labour. Kaitani features work by the University of Canterbury Fijian Students Association and Kulimoe’anga Stone Maka. More>>


Handcrafted Form: Rare Treasures From Japan

This unique exhibition at Expressions Whirinaki represents 90 everyday objects made by contemporary Japanese artisans who employ various traditional craft techniques made in regional workshops. The works used in daily life are crafted from raw materials with techniques appropriate to bringing out the best of its medium, balancing ease of use with aesthetic appeal. More>>

Howard Davis Article: A Musical Axis - Brahms, Wagner, Sibelius

Brahms' warm and exquisitely subtle Symphony No. 3 in F major, Wagner's irrepressibly sentimental symphonic poem Siegfried Idyll, and Sibelius' chilling and immensely challenging Violin Concerto in D minor exemplify distinct stages of development in a tangled and convoluted series of skirmishes that came to define subsequent disputes about the nature of post-Romantic orchestral writing well into the following century. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: A Pale Ghost Writer

Reviewed by Ruth Brassington, Richard Flanagan's new novel is about a novelist hastily ghost-writing the biography of a crook about to go to trial. The reader is kept on a cliff-edge, as the narrator tries to get blood out of his stone man. More>>

New Zealand Wars Commemoration: Witi Ihimaera's Sleeps Standing Moetū

The second of several articles to mark Rā Maumahara, remembering the New Zealand Land Wars. The first was a Q&A with Vincent O’Malley, author of The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800–2000. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland