19 Nov 2020

Pike River mine tragedy remembered 10 years on

From Midday Report, 12:42 pm on 19 November 2020

Friends and family have started gathering in Atarau, north of Greymouth, to mark the 10 year anniversary of the Pike River mine disaster.

On this day in 2010, 29 men went to work at the mine, only to die in a massive methane explosion.

RNZ's reporter, Conan Young, is in Atarau and spoke with Māni Dunlop.