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Pike River families welcome green light on drift recovery

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 8:52 am | Stand With Pike

After months of careful assessment, Worksafe will today announce that they are giving reentry of the Pike River drift a green light. The move allows the 170m seal to be breached and the forensic investigation of the entire drift to begin. More >>

Pike families to visit 170m drift seal

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 2:25 pm | Stand With Pike

Tomorrow 30 Pike River family members will travel the furthest into the Pike River drift they have ever been allowed. More >>

Release of Police Pike documents and call for Inquiry

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 4:29 pm | Stand With Pike

The documents include notes about failures to maintain chain of evidence. This is immensely concerning given the loss of potentially crucial evidence in the form of an electrical cabinet. More >>

Pike families shocked by missing evidence

Sunday, 17 February 2019, 6:22 pm | Stand With Pike

Pike River families are shocked that vital evidence was lost during the initial investigation of the Pike River mine explosion. More >>

We’re in!

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 8:45 am | Stand With Pike

The coalition government’s decision to recover the Pike River Drift is an historic moment for truth and justice for all New Zealanders. More >>

Pike River is still unfinished business

Monday, 20 August 2018, 9:10 am | Stand With Pike

Pike River families are horrified by Peter Whittal’s refusal to acknowledge any guilt for the deaths of 29 men, but will continue to fight for truth and justice as the drift is re-entered and more evidence is gathered. More >>

Portal walk marks new chapter in Pike story

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 1:14 pm | Stand With Pike

Today Pike River families walked further into the mine’s drift than they have ever been allowed to. More >>

It’s finally real! - Pike Families

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 12:52 pm | Stand With Pike

Pike River families are stoked with the opening of the Pike River Recovery Agency office. More >>

Pike Families Welcome Agency CE Appointment

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 12:03 pm | Stand With Pike

Pike River families are welcoming the appointment of Major General Dave Gawn to the role of Chief Executive to e Kāhui Whakamana Rua Tekau mā Iwa - the Pike River Recovery Agency. More >>

Supreme Court decision one more step towards truth

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 4:12 pm | Stand With Pike

Pike River families are ecstatic that the Supreme Court has today agreed with them that government Ministry MBIE acted against the law when it secretly bargained to allow Pike River CE Peter Whittle to make a cash payment to avoid facing any charges ... More >>

Pike agency a huge step forward

Monday, 20 November 2017, 4:38 pm | Stand With Pike

Pike River families warmly welcome the creation of the new agency for recovering the Pike River drift - Pike River Recovery Agency | Te Kahui Whakamana Rua Tekau ma Iwa. More >>

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 >>