17 Dec 2010

Feature Guest - Tony Kokshoorn

From Nine To Noon, 10:06 am on 17 December 2010

Tony Kokshoorn is the Grey District Mayor. It's one month since the first explosion ripped through the Pike River mine - New Zealand's largest underground coal mine - trapping 29 workers. Hopes that some may have survived were extinguished five days later with a second massive explosion. Pike River Coal is now in receivership, and the economic future of the West Coast is uncertain.