Michael Cullen Media Diary
19 June 2000
Diary Dr Cullen – 19
June to 25June
Tuesday 20 June
6.00 pm Attending
company launch of Fraser Fire & Rescue Ltd. 23 Wakefield
Street Lower Hutt
Wednesday 21 June
Visit West Coast
with Hon Jim Anderton [subject to
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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>>