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Pike River: 'Workplace attitudes need to change'
Pike River: 'Workplace attitudes need to change'

This week's anniversary of the Pike River mining disaster has sparked the need for workplace health and safety attitudes…

Anna Leask: Remembering the Pike River tragedy
Anna Leask: Remembering the Pike River tragedy

Within an hour of the news breaking I was on a flight to Christchurch. A mine had collapsed and up…

Pike River: Key won't risk more lives
Pike River: Key won't risk more lives

Prime Minister John Key says no one in their right mind would risk killing more men to recover bodies…

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Kidnapped Kiwi not well enough to return Kidnapped Kiwi not well enough to return

The injured New Zealander freed from Nigerian kidnappers…

Mining's hidden horror stories Mining's hidden horror stories

A miner reveals the hidden pain of suffering a mental…

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Pike River 29: Lost but not forgotten
Pike River 29: Lost but not forgotten

Five years ago today, 31 men hung their identification tags on a board and headed underground to work.

Pike River buildings dismantled
Pike River buildings dismantled

Department of Conservation waits to resume ownership of the Pike River Mine.

Dita De Boni: Govt contempt too overwhelming to ignore
Dita De Boni: Govt contempt too overwhelming to ignore

I believe we need to hold our Govt, whatever stripe it is, to the task of doing what it is there to do. That's what has…

Dunne denies health and safety bill 'diluted'
Dunne denies health and safety bill 'diluted'

The wife of a United Future candidate killed at Pike River is urging Peter Dunne to oppose the Government's "watered down"…

Pike River mine blast

Helen Kelly: Soft safety law? Thank big business
Helen Kelly: Soft safety law? Thank big business

Up to 300,000 working New Zealanders won't have access to one of the most effective ways they can keep…

Employers call for Govt leadership on health and safety bill

The Government is under pressure to press ahead with the health and safety law that has been parked temporarily.

Editorial: Lives at risk if safety reform bill diluted

Editorial: The deaths this year leave the Government with egg on its face. They suggest that the more stringent approach…

Health and safety law overhaul delayed

A bill overhauling the health and safety laws in New Zealand in the wake of the Pike River disaster has been delayed because…

Pike River compo offer defended
Pike River compo offer defended

It was right to consider a compensation offer when deciding to drop charges against former Pike River…

Pike River: Judicial review into charges wraps up

A lawyer for WorkSafe NZ says Pike River Coal had already been held to account when charges against former chief executive…

Pike River case heads back to court

Families of the men killed in the Pike River mine blast say a $3.4 million payment does not equal justice.

Pike River survivor awarded for bravery

Pike River Mine survivor Daniel Rockhouse says he was humbled to accept an award for bravery at an investiture ceremony…

Court to look at charges over deaths

A judicial review will be held in the High Court at Wellington next month into the Crown's decision to drop charges against…

Pike River should become 'Great Walk'
Pike River should become 'Great Walk'

The Government has ordered a feasibility study into a new ‘great walk’ from the Pike River Mine site…

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