The Dominion Post

Father dies at school


A father died unexpected­ly while watching his daughter train on the grounds of a West Auckland high school. Emergency services rushed to the scene at Kelston Boys’ High School on Archibald Rd at 1.15pm yesterday. One person died at the scene as a result of a ‘‘medical event’’, St John Ambulance spokesman Robbie Walker said. The man was a member of the school’s Community Christian Fellowship and was watching his daughter’s team train when he collapsed, the church said. Relatives tried desperatel­y to revive the man before St John staff took over, but he died at the scene.

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