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Family members supported work on proposals

Friday, 30 January 2015, 10:14 am | Pike River Families Committee

The Pike River Families Group Committee recently undertook a survey of its Family members to clarify the wishes of Families in terms of the path they wish to take looking to the future. A clear majority of Family members supported the continuation ... More >>

On behalf of some of the Pike River Families

Friday, 5 July 2013, 2:49 pm | Pike River Families Committee

Judge Jane Farish has sentenced the Pike River Coal Company (in Receivership) today and has commented on the apparent lack of funds to meet reparations made this morning. More >>

Pike River Families Media Release

Sunday, 26 February 2012, 3:03 pm | Pike River Families Committee

Further to the story in today's Sunday Star Times and on behalf of the Pike River Families Group, I am forwarding the following media release. More >>

Pike River Royal Commission of Inquiry: Counsel for Families

Thursday, 19 January 2012, 3:19 pm | Pike River Families Committee

The Greymouth newspaper has reported today comments from the Mayor Tony Kokshoorn, and the Receiver of Pike River Coal Limited, John Fisk, regarding important issues of recovery. More >>

Pike River Recovery

Monday, 19 December 2011, 7:20 pm | Pike River Families Committee

Recent articles have conveyed a misleading impression to the public and the Families regarding the prospect of entry into the Pike River Mine for the purpose of recovery of the men. More >>

Pike Families Busy Fundraising

Sunday, 21 August 2011, 12:53 pm | Pike River Families Committee

Two 2011 All Blacks jerseys signed by 24 of the current squad are being auctioned on Trade Me. It is the latest venture by the Pike River Families Fundraising Sub-committee to raise funds towards the recovery of the 29 men who tragically lost their lives ... More >>

Pike River Families - Media Release 4 July

Monday, 4 July 2011, 3:52 pm | Pike River Families Committee

The Receivers’ statement today regarding ongoing re-entry measures should culminate in sealing of the drift at the portal and the upper end, allowing “recovery” of the drift. More >>

Pike River Families Committee - Commission of Inquiry

Wednesday, 6 April 2011, 3:00 pm | Pike River Families Committee

In the past few days the Families of the men who died in the Pike River Mine have had to face up to two potential impediments to learning the truth about what caused their deaths in an expeditious way. The first came in the submission by Pike River ... More >>

Families will press for re-entry work to continue

Monday, 17 January 2011, 5:30 pm | Pike River Families Committee

Counsel for the Families Nicholas Davidson QC the morning received correspondence from the Police Commissioner Howard Broad responding to a request for information about the decision taken to seal the mine, advised by the Prime Minister last Friday. More >>

Pike River Families Call For Mine Seal Review

Saturday, 15 January 2011, 10:41 pm | Pike River Families Committee

PIKE RIVER FAMILIES BACKED IN CALL FOR DECISION TO SEAL MINE TO BE PUT ON HOLD The Pike River Families have the full backing of the EPMU to have the decision to seal the mine put on hold. The crucial facts to warrant this are: • The mine is understood ... More >>

Pike River Mine Stable says Families

Saturday, 15 January 2011, 10:25 pm | Pike River Families Committee

Pike River Mine Stable says Families The families through with their Counsel have consulted Mr Harry Bell former Chief Inspector of Mines regarding the decision taken by the Government to seal the mine. He confirms what the families have understood ... More >>

Pike River Families Call for Recovery Decision Reassessment

Friday, 14 January 2011, 4:52 pm | Pike River Families Committee

The Families have been shocked by the purported statement by the Prime Minister that the Pike River is to be “sealed”. Whether this has been correctly reported or not, the families are gravely concerned about events of the past 24 hours. More >>

Pike River Families Committee Says Thankyou

Thursday, 6 January 2011, 4:50 pm | Pike River Families Committee

On behalf of the families and workers of the Pike River mine tragedy, I would like to express our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to those people who have been involved in the rescue and recovery attempts, and to those people in New Zealand and overseas ... More >>

Lawyers engaged to represent Pike River families

Tuesday, 21 December 2010, 3:48 pm | Pike River Families Committee

The committee representing the families of the Pike River miners have engaged the Greymouth Law firm of Hannan Seddon to act for them during the Royal Commission on the Pike River Coal Mine Tragedy. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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