Cameraman collapses at Levin Domain
A cameraman was rushed from the Levin Domain to Palmerston North Hospital after collapsing in a tower while filming a rugby match.
It is believed he suffered a heart attack.
The man was working at the domain on Saturday, as Horowhenua-Kapiti took on West Coast in the Heartland Championship.
Horowhenua-Kapiti Rugby Union chief executive Corey Kennett said the man had been working in a two-storey high media tower.
"It was a bit of an exercise getting him down."
The Horowhenua-Kapiti team doctor was the first to see the man after he collapsed, while St John Ambulance staff were there soon after.
Fire crews were called to help get the man down from the tower so he could be taken to hospital.
Mr Kennett said the man's wife and daughter had headed to the hospital as well.
Horowhenua-Kapiti won the game 31-15.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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