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Issue 167


January/February 2017

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Aftermath—Rona Topia

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Jane Devonshire, aged 19, was killed at work in August 2015 when the rubbish truck she was working on crashed on a steep suburban street in Birkenhead, Auckland. Four parties – rubbish contractors Veolia (formerly Onyx), truck owner Truck Leasing Ltd, mechanics NP Dobbe Maintenance, and Auckland Council – were charged under the HSE Act in relation to the accident. Three defendants admitted the charges; TLL pleaded not guilty but was convicted in October last year. JACKIE BROWN-HAYSOM talked to Jane’s mother, Rona Topia.

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