New Zealand Holds Memorial Service For Pike River Miners
Governor-General of New Zealand Sir Anand Satyanand and Lady Susan Satyanand lay a fern at a national memorial service for the 29 miners that lost their lives in the Pike River Mine at Omoto Racecourse on December 2, 2010 in Greymouth, New Zealand. Two Australians, two Britons, and a South African were amongst the 29 New Zealand mine crew that lost their lives following two blasts at the Pike River Mine 50 kilometers north of Greymouth on New Zealand's west coast.
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