Govt checking if Pike River footage contradicts earlier safety assessments - New Zealand Herald

The Government says it is checking whether leaked video footage from inside the Pike River mine was made available to investigators and whether it contradicts earlier assessments that the coal mine is unsafe to re-enter. Families of the 29 miners ...

Mark Sainsbury: The Pike River video is a game changer - Newshub

OPINION: After six years of constant police inquiries and a Royal Commission into the Pike River Mine disaster, we have been fed the constant mantra that it's too dangerous to go into the mine drift. Then last night Newshub released footage that put ...

Pike River footage reinforces call for re-entry to mine, lawyer says - New Zealand Herald

Nigel Hampton QC Nigel says newly released footage of the Pike River mine shows re-entry is possible. Photo/Pool. The lawyer for the families of the Pike River Mine victims says new footage reinforces the call for re-entry to the mine. Footage has ...

PM: Pike River footage doesn't change anything - Newstalk ZB

That has angered Pike River families who have been fighting for access to where their 29 loved ones died, for six years. Bill English told Mike Hosking he can understand the families' reaction, particularly with the way it was presented. "It doesn't ...

Bill English claims he did not know about Pike River robot footage - Newshub

Prime Minister Bill English says he didn't know footage from Pike River Mine released by Newshub on Sunday even existed. Exclusive video obtained by Newshub shows an overheating robot exploring the Pike River mine. While the robot can be seen ...

Pike River footage shows manned re-entry possible - lawyer - Newstalk ZB

The lawyer for the families of the Pike River Mine victims says new footage reinforces the call for re-entry to the mine. Footage has emerged of a robot inside the drift of the mine, just months after the explosion in 2010. That has angered Pike River ...

Video from Pike River shows workers and a robot inside the mine, months after the explosion - Stuff.co.nz

Families of the Pike River mine explosion feel "deceived" after video footage appears to show a robot and two workers inside mine drift, three months after the 2010 disaster. Sonya Rockhouse, whose son, Ben, was among the 29 men killed, said she ...

Pike River families hint at more footage to come - Newshub

Pike River widow Anna Osborne says the families will release information that will shock the country in the coming weeks. Ms Osborne said the families "possibly do have" the full 30 hours of police footage they have previously requested - but not ...

Dean Dunbar: Video footage shows Pike River Mine can be re-entered - Newstalk ZB

Legalities are standing in the way of the Pike River families in the debate over whether the remains of the 29 men should be recovered. It comes after leaked footage shows two men wearing breathing gear entering the mine's drift just four months after ...

Pike River: Thousands of unreleased photos - Radio New Zealand

Hundreds of gigabytes of information about the Pike River mine disaster is yet to be released, the mother of one of the miners says. Solid Energy has said a special meeting may be held to discuss whether the mine's drift. Pike River mine has not been ...

No cover up over Pike River video: PM - NZCity

Prime Minister Bill English says the footage of a robot inside the Pike River Mine, which was released on Sunday night, doesn't indicate a cover up. 1 May 2017. The government says newly released footage of a robot inside the Pike River coal mine doesn ...

PM: No Pike River re-entry despite footage - Radio New Zealand

Prime Minister Bill English says there will be no manned re-entry into Pike River mine despite new footage which families believe show it is possible. Families of the 29 miners who remains have been trapped in the mine since it exploded in 2010 say ...

New Pike River mine footage 'extraordinary and alarming' - Radio New Zealand

The lawyer representing some Pike River families says footage showing workers inside the drift is both extraordinary and alarming. Solid Energy has said a special meeting may be held to discuss whether the mine's drift. Pike River mine has not been ...

Accusations of cover-up swirl as footage shows men accompanying robot in Pike River Mine - Newshub

The Government is facing questions after footage of a robot entering Pike River Mine was leaked to Newshub. Opposition politicians are accusing the Government of withholding evidence, and say the footage appears to prove re-entering the mine is not as ...

Video: Pike River victim's father watches robot video - Newshub

"We are going to peel back the litany of lies and expose this for what it is." That was the reaction of Dean Dunbar after seeing the robot video taken inside Pike River, but kept from the families up until now. Mr Dunbar's son Joseph Dunbar was killed ...

Nick Smith and National must answer to the Pike River families - Greens - Voxy

Newly released footage from inside Pike River raises extremely serious questions about the Government's assertion that it's not safe to renter the mine, and about what other evidence may have been withheld. "It simply beggars belief that the Police ...

Why has Pike footage been hidden for so long? - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

New footage of workers servicing a robot in the Pike River drift appears to show that going into the drift doesn't pose the danger the Government and Solid Energy claimed, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. “The Government must immediately ...

Footage from inside Pike River mine leaked - Newstalk ZB

Footage from a robot inside Pike River mine that has been leaked to media will be considered as part of an investigation into the potential for an unmanned entry, the Government says. Labour and New Zealand First have both questioned why the footage ...

Huge cover-up over Pike River mine re-entry - NZ First - Voxy

There is no doubt that there has been a huge cover up by authorities after the Pike River explosion that killed 29 men, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland MP Rt Hon Winston Peters. "Newshub has revealed tonight that video footage exists of a ...

Video: Inside the Pike River mine - what police never showed the families - Newshub

Video from inside Pike River shows a robot that appears to emit smoke or steam when it overheats, but there's no fire or even a flame. Police have kept the video, which was exclusively obtained by Newshub, from the families of killed miners. Full video ...