Pike River hearings to resume Feb 8

File photo / NZPA
File photo / NZPA

The Royal Commission on the Pike River Coal Mine tragedy will resume its hearings in Greymouth on February 8, with a Phase Three hearing entitled What happened at Pike River?

The Commission will examine the cause of the explosions and the mine systems, with a focus on the elements that contributed to the initial explosion.

Five witnesses will be called during the hearings, which are scheduled to finish by February 17.


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