Another death at Auckland port, calls for national enquiry

Staff reporters
Tue, 19 Apr 2022

Third death in four years at the Auckland port (Image: BusinessDesk)
Third death in four years at the Auckland port (Image: BusinessDesk)
Staff reporters
Tue, 19 Apr 2022
The Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) wants a national enquiry into port safety following today's death of a worker at Ports of Auckland (POAL), capping off several incidents in recent years.The worker, employed by private stevedoring firm Wallace Investments, died Tuesday morning after a fall on the Singaporean flagged container ship, Capitaine Tasman. MUNZ national secretary, Craig Harrison, said the death was a tragedy that will be "devastating for family and workmates", but reinforced the dangers faced by port workers...

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