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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 >>

Solid Energy’s position an insult to Pike Families

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 3:52 pm | Stand With Pike

Pike River families will continue to protest at the mine gates tomorrow morning following Solid Energy’s total refusal to discuss re-entry of the drift to recover bodies and evidence. More >>

Pike River families to meet with Solid Energy today

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 10:50 am | Stand With Pike

More than two weeks after protest action and support from contractors and businesses stalled the sealing of the Pike River mine, Solid Energy is meeting with families today in Greymouth. More >>

Concrete for Pike sealing stopped

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 1:37 pm | Stand With Pike

Pike River families are welcoming Allied Concrete’s decision not to supply the concrete required to seal the Pike River Mine. More >>

Drift should be re-entered, not sealed forever

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 5:02 pm | Stand With Pike

New comment from the former head of Mine Safety show the Government’s plans to permanently seal the Pike River mine will cost the families of the dead miners their last chance to recover remains and evidence. More >>

Government misleads on Pike River mine sealing

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 10:31 am | Stand With Pike

The government's 'temporary' seal on the Pike River Mine, stopped by an occupation by family members last week, will be a twenty metre thick solid concrete wall. More >>

Pike families blockade mine road

Saturday, 12 November 2016, 4:35 pm | Stand With Pike

Families of the men killed at Pike River are blockading the road to the mine ahead of plans to seal it for good. More >>



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