Plan to drill more boreholes at Pike River Mine revealed

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The new borehole programme marks a significant further development in the long-running criminal investigation into the cause of the mine explosion almost 12 years ago. Detective inspector Peter Read says the new holes will enable further high-resolution camera imaging into key areas. He says this new phase of the investigation is imperative and will fill gaps in the inquiry team's knowledge of what happened underground.
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Plan to drill more boreholes at Pike River Mine revealed

The Pike River Mine re-entry in May 2019. Photo: Getty Images Police have today advised the families of the 29 Pike River Mine explosion victims that planning is under way to drill a further 10 boreholes - months after the years-long operation was officially concluded.

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Why police will drill again at Pike River mine

The new borehole programme and special cameras could answer two major questions for families of the 29 victims, writes Rebecca Macfie

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