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NZ CCS Cleared

Friday 3 May 2002

The Coroners court, today cleared New Zealand CCS of any responsibility for the death of Geremy Gregory, over two years ago, a resident of the Potter Masonic Children’s Centre in Auckland.

The Coroner gave an initial oral decision stating that “the death of Geremy Gregory was not caused by actions or inactions of any persons at the potter Masonic Childrens Centre”.

Regional manager, New Zealand CCS Auckland Northland, Gil Cook says “The death of Geremy Gregory in Middlemore hospital was a tragedy- felt by all staff at the centre and New Zealand CCS. “We were confident we had in no way contributed to this tragic event. We are now humbled to have this confirmed in court,” said Mr Cook. “We are committed to delivering quality services in partnership with people with disabilities, we are continually looking at improving these services- as is any professional organisation”. Ends

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