Jul 17

Two dead, one injured in dive school tragedy

Posted by Dave Griffith

The body of a South Auckland diver who went missing in North Shore’s Lake Pupeke on Friday has been found. Daniel Waata Stoneham, 33, disappeared while on a training programme with an instructor and six other students. The training exercise also claimed the life of 37-year-old Tyron North, and injured a third student.…

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Jul 14

KiwiRail axes 40 jobs in Dunedin

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KiwiRail is to axe 40 jobs from their Hillside workshop in Dunedin and the company is calling for voluntary redundancies. The announcement was made today after five weeks of consultation with staff who were told of the decision today, KiwiRail said. “It is a fact that the size of the Hillside workforce has…

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Jul 1

Two men burned in explosion at joinery factory

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A Mount Maunganui joinery factory worker remains in Waikato Hospital today receiving treatment for burns he received during an explosion and fire at the factory yesterday, sunlive.co.nz reports. A second worker with minor burns was treated and discharged yesterday. The two men were checking a Hocking Street joinery factory’s dust extraction system at…

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