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Election outcome huge win for Pike families

Sunday, 24 September 2017, 2:38 pm | Stand With Pike

Manned re-entry of the Pike River drift is now inevitable with the election result showing government is not possible without parties who have committed to manned re-entry of Pike River. More >>

Pike Families ecstatic over historic political agreement

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 1:09 pm | Stand With Pike

Pike River families are over the moon with the signing of a cross-party political agreement for an agency to take ownership of Pike River mine and reclaim the drift to recover remains and evidence. More >>

Pike families: "We need answers!"

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 7:59 pm | Stand With Pike

New video shown tonight show the urgent need to recover the drift and secure evidence and remains say Pike RIver family members. More >>

New Pike footage shows urgent need for drift recovery

Sunday, 18 June 2017, 9:58 pm | Stand With Pike

New Pike footage shows urgent need for drift recovery Stand With Pike media release - 18 June 2017 Footage from inside Pike River mine released tonight shows there is an urgent need for answers say Pike River families. Sonya Rockhouse who lost her ... More >>

Pike footage promise not honoured - Pike River families

Friday, 5 May 2017, 8:54 am | Stand With Pike

Pike River families are disappointed the Prime Minister’s claim that all footage taken inside the mine would be released has not been honoured, as the New Zealand Police have only released material already leaked to the media. More >>

Pike families’ experts put timeline to Prime Minister

Monday, 27 February 2017, 11:24 am | Stand With Pike

Mining and mines rescue experts working on behalf of the Pike River families have provided the Prime Minister with a framework and timeline to gather further evidence from the Pike River drift and mine workings. More >>

Select committee hears Pike River re-entry plan is safe

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 11:31 am | Stand With Pike

Re-entry into the Pike River entrance tunnel can be done safely, and would allow the families of the men killed there to finally get justice, expert witnesses have told a Parliamentary select committee. More >>

Families lead Valentine’s Day Protest

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 10:44 am | Stand With Pike

Families of the 29 men killed at Pike River are asking for a Valentine’s Day gift of justice for their loved ones and calling on Solid Energy not to seal off evidence of the cause of one of the worst disasters in New Zealand history. More >>

Government rejects justice for Pike River dead

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 2:52 pm | Stand With Pike

The Government’s rejection of Andrew Little’s bill to help gain safe re-entry to the Pike River drift is disappointing, say Pike River families. More >>

Dear Mr Dunne: a statement from a Pike River widow

Wednesday, 25 January 2017, 4:00 pm | Stand With Pike

Peter Dunne’s statements about the evidence for safe re-entry of the Pike River drift is exactly the kind of uninformed politicking he claims he is rejecting, says Pike River family member Anna Osborne. More >>

Government must prove their dodgy claims

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 4:07 pm | Stand With Pike

If the Government wants to keep claiming it’s unsafe to re-enter the Pike River drift it should show some real proof and let it be properly tested, say families of the miners who died there. More >>

Families back Pike River Bill

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 5:21 pm | Stand With Pike

Sent on behalf of Stand With Pike Families back Pike River Bill Stand With Pike media release 18 January 2017 More >>

Pike families welcome Winston to the Coast

Friday, 13 January 2017, 9:20 am | Stand With Pike

Pike River families are welcoming New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters to Bernie Monk’s pub this Sunday. More >>

Ian Mune stands with Pike families

Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 9:52 am | Stand With Pike

Renowned actor and director Ian Mune OBE joined the picket line at Pike River this morning to show his support for families who are protesting attempts to seal the mine forever. More >>

Expert report shows urgent need for re-entry discussions

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 4:42 pm | Stand With Pike

Pike Families have today released a new plan for safe re-entry of the Pike river drift written by Dr David Creedy, Vice Chair of the UN Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane, and Bob Stevenson, former UK Principal Mines Inspector. More >>

Families close Pike River road

Sunday, 11 December 2016, 7:32 pm | Stand With Pike

Pike River families have been gifted legal control of the road to Pike River mine by the landowner and will not allow Solid Energy access to seal the mine. More >>

Bill English offered chance to stand with Pike

Friday, 9 December 2016, 12:33 pm | Stand With Pike

Pike River families congratulate Bill English on becoming Prime Minister of New Zealand, and have requested a meeting with him to discuss their new plan for re-entry of the mine’s drift. More >>

Pike River and the new Prime Minister

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 2:33 pm | Stand With Pike

Pike River family members will be at Parliament on Tuesday to take a new plan for the mine’s ownership, and re-entry of the two kilometer drift, to the new Prime Minister. More >>

Key has unfinished business at Pike River

Monday, 5 December 2016, 4:56 pm | Stand With Pike

Pike River families are calling on John Key to stop the sealing of the Pike River mine before he steps down as Prime Minister. More >>

Dame Fiona Kidman stands with Pike

Friday, 2 December 2016, 10:00 am | Stand With Pike

Dame Fiona Kidman will be joining the protest against the sealing of the Pike River mine tomorrow morning. More >>

 

 

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