West Coast
Five weeks after re-entering the West Coast mine, the recovery team’s completed an important first step.
Pike River mine tunnel search so far reveals nothing for police probe
Flooding in March this year ripped apart the landfill beside the Fox River.
DOC takes over clean-up of Fox River, polluted after March storm uncovered landfill
Mike Steenhauer's drama unfolded when his dog Digby in fell down a crevice and he went in to save the canine.
Man 'got stuck' trying to rescue his dog trapped in West Coast cave
The Pike River Recovery Agency CEO gave Breakfast a progress an update four weeks into the re-entry.
'Morale is high' as Pike River mine re-entry crew nears note left by 2011 search team vowing to return
Gold (file picture).
Gold and tools stolen in spate of West Coast goldmine robberies
Police name missing Danish hunter whose body was found in West Coast valley
Mike Bilodeau is the man behind a group of Okarito locals cleaning up rubbish.
Good Sorts: The locals doing their bit for the environment
Craig Douglas’ fossicking has paid off to the tune of around $20,000.
Amateur prospector talks about 'surreal' moment he discovered $20k gold nugget in a West Coast creek bed
The Government wants assurances as to how the money would be spent.
Fox River cleanup continues without funding, thanks to volunteers
Plea to treat Fox River rubbish spill like Rena disaster
Seven people, including pilot Mitch Gameren, died when the helicopter crashed on Fox Glacier in 2015.
Pilot in fatal Fox Glacier crash wasn't properly trained, investigation finds
The Pike River Recovery Agency CEO says yesterday’s re-entry into the drift went like “clock-work”.
'So happy to see the smiles on the families faces', Recovery Agency boss says of Pike River re-entry
The doors at the doomed West Coast mine have been opened, eight years after 29 men lost their lives.
'We just couldn't contain our tears' - Pike River families hail first re-entry to mine in over eight years
Anna Osborne and Sonya Rockhouse spoke to 1 NEWS ahead of the planned re-entry on May 21, 2019.
Relief for families as Pike River mine re-entry goes ahead
The brakes were put on the operation a week ago after an oxygen leak was found.
Pike River mine re-entry attempt set to get underway today
The brakes were put on the operation a week ago after an oxygen leak was found.
Tomorrow's Pike River re-entry 'symbolic, intimate affair' for families Jacinda Ardern says
South Island river (file picture).
Search for person missing after West Coast jet boating accident suspended
The brakes were put on the operation a week ago after an oxygen leak was found.
Re-entry into Pike River Mine will happen tomorrow, 1 NEWS understands
One person missing, one injured in West Coast jet boat crash
After 104 seasons, the competition was briefly no-more.
The rise, fall and resurrection of West Coast Rugby League: How a dedicated community is keeping the game alive
A file image of a police car at the scene of a crash.
Motorcycle rider dies after crash involving car in Westport
Bernie Monk has been representing the families, calling for justice after the 2010 mine disaster.
Pike River families call for evidence from public as police investigation concludes
Wild weather has been battering the West Coast.
West Coast gets another $400k from Government for flood recovery
The setback came as re-entry was scheduled to begin today.
Hugs and tears as Prime Minister meets with families of Pike River mine victims
The Prime Minister is also joining the families.
Ceremony for families of Pike River Mine victims underway
The funding for the re-entry has been costed at $36 million.
Pike River Agency, families, united in views on re-entry stall
The Prime Minister said the Government would be meeting with the families to discuss the next steps.
Delay of Pike River mine re-entry 'deeply upsetting', but safety the priority – Jacinda Ardern
PRRA’s Dinghy Pattinson explains the decision for mining staff to enter Pike River before police.
'Not a show-stopper'- agency for Pike River Recovery says there will definitely be re-entry, despite postponement
The original bridge was destroyed in flooding two weeks ago.
Final construction work will see West Coast's Waiho River bridge closed most nights in May
A search crew was due to enter the drift tomorrow, but that won’t happen, Andrew Little said.
Tomorrow's planned re-entry to Pike River Mine drift delayed