The re-entry team have breached the 170 metre mark in the Pike River mine drift

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A sight not seen since the 2011 explosions. PIKE RIVER COAL MINE
Pike River re-entry team to breach 170-metre mark
17/12/2019
Mel Logan
Mark Quinlivan




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Watch: Pike River re-entry crew allowed further up the mine. Credits: Newshub.
It’s all go on the Pike River mine re-entry with the 170-metre barrier being breached on Tuesday morning.

Tests have shown the atmosphere in the drift is stable and Recovery Agency chief operating officer Dinghy Pattinson says four people are going in. Read the story below:
https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2019/12/pike-river-re-entry-team-to-breach-170-metre-mark.html?fbclid=IwAR0UM2yXJgAqtfwMJ9iEtz7GJJkyRrLswtiEDmCIEBDQayzlT8OqZvX9a00

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Father of four, grandfather of thirteen, and great-grandfather of eight. Resides in Taita, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. Living happily in retirement and enjoying the company of my many young descendants.

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