Today marks ten years since a massive explosion ripped through the Pike River mine.
Twenty-nine men from the West Coast and around the world remain entombed there. In the wake of the tragedy families felt both the loss and a loss of control over how things were handled.
Now the Public Service Commission has teamed up with the Pike River Families to find ways to provide greater support to victims of such events.
Sonya Rockhouse and Anna Osborne speak to Susie Ferguson.