Name release – fatal incident in Kerepehi, Waikato
Police can now name the pedestrian who died after being hit
by a car on Wharepoa West Road in Kerepehi, Hauraki District
on Saturday 10 February.
He was 17-year-old Whetu Peke of
The driver of the car is assisting with
Police extend their sympathies to the friends
and family of Whetu at this sad
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Pike River: Mine Drift Re-Entry Plan To Proceed
The Pike River Mine Drift will be re-entered, Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little announced today.
“I’ve decided the Te Kāhui Whakamana Rua Tekau Mā Iwa - Pike River Recovery Agency, recommended course of action to enter the drift, using the existing access tunnel, is by far the safest option,” said Andrew Little...
“The advice I have received indicates that it is likely to be around February before the re-entry proper gets underway, by breaching the 30m seal.” More>>