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Solid Energy says it will send a fifth robot into the Pike River mine - but the entry will take months to organise. Video
The family of a 45-year-old who died of a rare asbestos-related cancer is continuing her court battle, saying she was exposed through her father's work. Audio
Three men's lives could have been saved if a proper alarm had alerted them to rising water below deck, an investigation has found.
WorkSafe has issued strong recommendations on mine safety after an accident killed a migrant mine worker in November 2015.
Solid Energy is strongly rejecting any allegations of a cover-up over safety issues at Pike River Mine. Video
The Deputy Police Commissioner has insisted police did not try to mislead Pike River Mine victims' families over footage of workers inside the mine. Video
Opinion - The issues surrounding the deadly disaster refuse to be buried, and footage leaked this week has brought tensions back to the surface, explain Toby Manhire and Toby Morris.
The robot at the centre of new footage is just one of a number sent into the shaft, with mixed results.
The government set a goal to make it easier for business to deal with the government and initially succeeded. Then it apparently shot itself in foot.
Taking away Solid Energy's liability for any harm caused trying to re-enter the Pike River Mine would be hypocritical and unsafe, the government says.
The Fire Service is disputing claims of an engine failure during an Auckland house fire.
A man who battled for 30 years on behalf of former sawmill workers exposed to dangerous chemicals has died.
The Fire Service has been forced to recall helmets, chemical splash suits and high pressure hoses because of faults and complaints from firefighters.
An Auckland locomotive train driver who was dismissed for his refusal to drive electric trains has had his appeal turned down.
The Ministry of Social Development has told MPs it has taken steps to change security measures at its Work and Income offices, and the way it interacts with its clients.
A new health and safety group has been assembled in an effort to make farming safer.
Sweeping changes to health and safety laws have so far done little to curb the country's high workplace death toll. Audio
The decapitation of a Nelson fisherman on a boat in 2014 was caused by the deterioration of a rope on board, an investigation has found.
The Hamilton City Council will pay an additional $80,000 to the children of an employee who was fatally mauled by a tiger at its zoo.
WorkSafe is investigating Fonterra's Edendale dairy factory after two emergencies there within a month.