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Solid Energy says it is wreckless for uninformed people to claim the Pike River Mine can be safely reopened. It made the comments in a paid advertisement in the New Zealand Herald. Audio
RNZ's revelations about abuse of children in care prompted a robust and revealing on-air interview with the minister responsible this week. But the same can't be said of other efforts to get a word… Audio
Bernie Monk, father of one of the men who died in the Pike River, responds to the Prime Minister's comments that he will consider the families' request to meet. Audio
The families of Pike River victims have met with Solid Energy in a final attempt to stop the company sealing the mine permanently - but the company plans to press on with the seal. Video, Audio
Checkpoint has asked repeatedly to talk to Solid Energy CEO Tony King. Today, he told Checkpoint the company has not changed its position on sealing the mine. Video, Audio
The company set to supply concrete to seal the Pike River Mine has pulled out, in respect to the families who want the mine left open. Audio
Families furious with a decision to go ahead with plans to permanently seal Pike River Mine are looking at legal action. Video
Solid Energy is standing by its statement that there will be no re-entry to the Pike River Mine, despite claims part of it is safe to enter.
The buyers of Solid Energy's main coal mines will pay $46 million up front, and could pay as much as $50m extra if coal prices rise.
It doesn't make sense for one of the country's largest food processors to buy coal mines, conservation advocates say. Audio
Conservationists and brand specialists are both confused as to why food-giant Talley's wants to buy Solid Energy's mines. Audio
The board of the failed state miner Solid Energy says the sale of its major assets is going better-than-expected, with creditors likely to get back as much as 55 cents on the dollar. Audio
The sale of Solid Energy's Stockton mine in Westport is being hailed by the region's leaders as a new start carrying the hope of new jobs. Video, Audio
The defunct state coal miner Solid Energy says bids to buy its assets have now closed.
The coal industry on the West Coast is warming up again, after years of falling prices. Audio
Waikato-Tainui is seeking a judicial review to stop Solid Energy selling land the iwi says is subject to right of first refusal.
The West Coast community is hurting following Solid Energy's announcement that 41 people at Stockton Mine will lose their jobs, Buller's mayor says.
Lawyers, accountants and other experts cost the defunct state coalmine company Solid Energy almost $9 million when it went into voluntary liquidation in August.
Solid Energy it is optimistic that yesterday's axing of its underground coal mine at Huntly East will be the only one of its kind. Eric Frykberg reports. Audio
The 68 miners who lost their jobs at Solid Energy's Huntly East mine yesterday will return to work this morning to start winding down its operations and prepare for its imminent closure. Audio