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Forensic investigation begins at Pike River pit bottom

THE Pike River Recovery Agency is turning its attention to detailed forensic work in the Pike River mine’s pit bottom after it reached the roof fall zone 2.26km up the drift access tunnel.

 Pike River Recovery Agency crew underground at the Pike River mine.

Pike River Recovery Agency crew underground at the Pike River mine.

This is the furthest point into the Pike River Mine, on New Zealand's South Island, that the agency plans to recover. The forensic work is required for the NZ Police investigation into the November...

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