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Prosecution reports

Prosecution reports
Article Type:
News
Publication Date:
2013-07-05
Jurisdiction:
New Zealand

Trailblazers Northland Ltd

Has pleaded guilty to an HSE Act charge after four children were injured when a bouncy castle slide blew away. The company will be sentenced on 27 September (Northern Advocate, 1 July).

Bream Bay Enterprise (BOP) Ltd and Genera Ltd

The two companies have been fined a total of $45,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $40,000 after a man's foot was severed in a winch wire at the Port of Tauranga (Bay of Plenty Times, 4 July).

Pike River Coal Ltd

Fined $760,000 and ordered to pay reparation totalling $3.41m to the families of the 29 men killed in the 2010 mine explosion and to the two survivors. However the company is in receivership and there is doubt about how much reparation it will be able to pay (Fairfax NZ News, 5 July). MBIE has issued this statement.

Organisations Mentioned:
Trailblazers Northland; Bream Bay Enterprise (BOP); Genera; Pike River Coal
Reference No:
130705CA-1898

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