Update: Person missing in Haupiri River
A Search and Rescue team has this morning recovered the
body of a woman missing in the Haupiri River, Grey
The body was recovered just after 8am.
further information regarding the woman is available at this
The death will be referred to the Coroner.
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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>>