Articles Categorized: Emergency services

Support for class action

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MORE than 100 Edgecumbe households have shown their support for a possible class action to be taken against the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. Two…

Two-vehicle crash near Murupara

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TWO people were transported to Waikato Hospital following a crash near Murupara yesterday morning. Two vehicles were involved in the collision on State Highway 38,…

Driver dies after train hits car

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WITNESSES to a horror crash which claimed the life of 64-year-old Ohope man Arch Delahunty spoke of hearing the train’s urgent honking as it approached…

Driver dies after train hits car

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A MAN is dead following a crash between a train and ute at Otamarakau this morning. Kawerau police Al Fenwick said the incident occurred at…

Brigade celebrates long service awards

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LONG-serving members of the Whakatane Volunteer Fire Brigade were acknowledged at the brigade’s honours evening recently. Whakatane Mayor Tony Bonne said he applauded the way…

Te Kaha woman airlifted to hospital

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TAURANGA-based Trustpower TECT rescue helicopter was dispatched to the Te Kaha medical centre on Saturday where a 52-year-old local woman had presented with a serious…

Log fire fills house with smoke

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A VICTORIA Avenue resident phoned emergency services after he heard smoke alarms sounding and saw smoke inside his next door neighbour’s house. On investigation, the…

Man dies in crash

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A MAN is dead following a two-car collision on Te Teko Road yesterday afternoon. Emergency services were called to the scene at 12.45pm. St John…