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John Roughan: Let miners rest in peace
John Roughan: Let miners rest in peace

COMMENT: Every time Bernie Monk and his Pike River people come pressing politicians for the mine to be re-entered I wonder…

PM: Pike River mine will not be sealed
PM: Pike River mine will not be sealed

Pike River families say a commitment to leave the coal mine unsealed and inspect it with drone technology…

Emotional silent protest at Pike River
Emotional silent protest at Pike River

Twenty-nine figures stood in silence on the Pike River Mine access road this morning - each decked out…

PM to meet Pike River Mine families
PM to meet Pike River Mine families

Pike River Mine families have been granted a meeting with PM Bill English, on February 15, as Parliamentary committee considers…

Strongman widows, children visit mine
Strongman widows, children visit mine

About 250 people were bused up the hillside to the Strongman Mine site on Saturday for a poignant ceremony to commemorate…

Labour's Pike River law 'dangerous' - Govt
Labour's Pike River law 'dangerous' - Govt

A proposal to help clear the way for a re-entry of the Pike River coal mine by Labour has been labelled "dangerous and contradictory"…

English and Little slam Peters on Pike
English and Little slam Peters on Pike

Labour leader Andrew Little has hit back at Winston Peters, after the NZ First leader criticised Labour's stance on Pike…

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Peters to meet Pike River families
Peters to meet Pike River families

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters will meet with Pike families and supporters in Greymouth on…

Ian Mune joins Pike River Mine protest

Actor and film director Ian Mune slammed the Government today as he joined protesters at the Pike River Mine entrance.

Actor joins Pike River picket line

Well-known director and actor Ian Mune has joined the Pike River families on their picket line.

Pike River protestors told to move on

Pike River protestors have been told to move on and remove the gates they put up to block Solid Energy.

Mine re-entry plan demands investigation
Mine re-entry plan demands investigation

Six years after a white-hot explosion in the Pike River Mine, some of the families of the deceased are…

Soper: Why not let Peters enter the mine?

COMMENT: As Winston Peters heads into the Pike River mine there's bound to be a canary in his pocket.

Pike River families reveal re-entry plan

Prime Minister Bill English has agreed to meet with the Pike River families to discuss a new plan to re-enter the coal mine…

Hosking: Time to abandon mine protest?

COMMENT: As the owner of Pike River the Govt have the ultimate responsibility, and safety comes first. As much as you want…

Pike River families stand their ground

Families of the 29 men killed in the Pike River mining tragedy are standing their ground as they protest against a bid to…

Pike River protest continues as Solid Energy stick by their decision not to enter mine
Pike River protest continues as Solid Energy stick by their decision not to enter mine

Solid Energy has reiterated its decision not to re-enter the Pike River mine on day 23 of the protests…

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