Matt Robson Media Diary
Diary – Monday 19 June- Monday 26 June
9.15am – Briefing to NGOs re. Overseas Aid budget
release, Beehive 4.3
Wednesday 21 June
8.30am - Minister
to open Youth Unit at Waikeria prison
Thursday 22 June
9am – Hand-over of annual contribution to Red Cross,
6.30pm – Manukau Excellence Awards, Lakeside
© Scoop Media
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>>