19 Nov 2020

Families remember 10 year anniversary of Pike River explosion

From First Up, 5:45 am on 19 November 2020

Today marks ten years since the Pike River mine tragedy. On the 19th of November in 2010, 29 men were killed in a West Coast coal mine in a methane explosion - their bodies have never been recovered. Spokesperson Bernie Monk lost his own son Michael that Friday. He recalls when he first heard the news with our reporter Louise Ternouth.