UPDATE: Person missing in the Haupiri River, Grey District
"UPDATE: Person missing in the Haupiri River, Grey
The search for a woman missing in the
Haupiri River, Grey District has been stood down for the
Emergency services were notified that a woman had
gone into the river at 7.59pm.
A search of the area this
evening has been unsuccessful.
The search will resume in
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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>>