Piha Tragedies Highlight Need For Caution
Piha At NightImages by Selwyn
notorious for strong rips, especially on outgoing tides.
Surf Lifesavers say swimmers must swim between the
Piha Power: Labour
Weekend surf swimmers brave the pounding breakers of Piha
[above and below].
Rock Caster Danger:
People fishing off rocks on surf beaches must also be
cautious of turning tides and wind
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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>>