Prime Minister marks 2nd anniversary of Pike River tragedy
Prime Minister marks
2nd anniversary of Pike River tragedy
John Key says his thoughts are with the people of the West
Coast as New Zealand remembers the second anniversary of the
Pike River mining tragedy.
“There is no comfort in
my words for the families of those who died, as they are
still living this tragedy day after day.
is fitting and right that we remember that it was this day
two years ago that 29 men lost their lives,” says Mr
The explosion at Pike River Mine, northeast of
Greymouth, occurred at 3.44 on the afternoon of 19 November
“I am thinking of the families and the people
of the West Coast today. New Zealand has immense sympathy
for their continuing grief.”
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