New baby-walker standard
9 October 2001 Media Advisory
Acting Consumer Affairs Minister Jim Anderton
will tomorrow announce a new mandatory standard to make
Thirteen babies a year are
hospitalised from accidents associated with
A demonstration of compliant- and
non-compliant baby-walkers will be available at the news
Time: 1.00PM Tuesday, 9 October
Venue: 7.6 Beehive,
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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>>