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Pike River Mine Tragedy

Pike River Mine Disaster Motion

When Parliament resumed at 2pm Deputy Prime Minister Bill English moved on behalf of the Prime Minister that;

This House mark the tragic loss of life that has occurred at the Pike River Mine, express its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of the men that died, thank the rescue teams and support teams who were so willingly prepared to help and acknowledge the profound impact on the communities this disaster has affected.

Following speeches in reply, Parliament will be suspended until December 7.

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