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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…

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
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: 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
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 chief executive Peter…

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Pike River: Judicial review into charges wraps up
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…

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…

Smith begins talks on Pike River plans

Government Minister Nick Smith has started discussions on what to do with the Pike River mine site.

Pike families let final hopes fade

Families of 29 dead mine workers have finally conceded that the men's bodies will never be recovered from the Pike River…

Pike River: 'It's unjust and so unfair'

Four years, a thousand tears and $5.2 million later, the Pike River Mine re-entry plan has been finally abandoned.

PM: Solid 'did everything they could'

Prime Minister John Key says Solid Energy "did everything they possibly could" to recover the bodies of 29 miners at Pike…

Is not re-entering Pike River Mine the right decision?
Is not re-entering Pike River Mine the right decision?

Solid Energy has announced it will not re-enter the Pike River Mine drift because the company considers…

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