Sep 13

First blast at Pike River killed most miners says Mines Rescue

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The NZ Mines Rescue Service believes the initial shockwave of the first Pike River explosion killed most of the 29 men underground immediately. The initial explosion occurred in the mine on November 19 last year. Lawyer for the Mines Rescue Service, Garth Gallaway, made the claim during the inquiry into the disaster this…

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Sep 13

Man crushed by falling generator named

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Police have released the name of a man crushed by a generator in a workplace accident on Hornby, Christchurch yesterday. Neville Raymond Sutherland, 30, was delivering a large generator when a forklift removing it from his truck toppled over, crushing him to death. Emergency services were called to the premises of TransDiesel Limited…

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Jul 21

Employee sets up false company and steals $500,000

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An employee of a Sydney insurance company set up a fake company complete with a registered name, letterhead and a PO box number to defraud half a million dollars from her employer according to police prosecutors. The woman then allegedly used this company and several false documents to obtain a $720,000 loan to…

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Nov 2

Immigration NZ calls for increasing vigilance over people trafficking

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The Immigration service of the Department of Labour has begun a campaign to make people more aware of potential people trafficking.

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