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Incident reports

Incident reports
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New Zealand

The Waikato Times reports an ammonia leak at a Hamilton meat processing plant drew 40 firefighters in response.

The Northern Advocate reports a man helping to shift cows died when his quad bike overturned into a drainage pond in Ruawai.

APNZ reports that a woman visiting a hot rod event in Auckland was injured when an unattended vehicle rolled onto her leg, apparently because its handbrake failed.

The Press reports a Christchurch building site was closed for the day after a crane toppled over. There were no injuries.

The Manawatu Standard reports the Manawatu District Council office in Feilding was evacuated after a disgruntled resident poured petrol in the foyer and elsewhere in the building, including over a staff member.

The Waikato Times reports a sharemilker was hospitalised with breathing difficulties when he mistakenly mixed phosphoric acid with chrlorine.

The Press reports that a man died during a controlled burnoff on a farm in Hurunui, North Canterbury, five weeks after a similar death on a farm near Cromwell. The two incidents prompted WorkSafe NZ to release a hazard alert with advice on managing the risks of burnoffs.



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