TV3 NEWS. 01/12/2010
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New video has been released showing the fourth and most powerful blast at the Pike River coalmine. Preparations are being made for the official remembrance service for the 29 men lost in the Pike River mine.
Michael Morrah (TV3 Reporter - live from Greymouth); Supt Gary Knowles (Tasman Area Police Commander); Aaron Millar (Pike River Employee); Hamish Clark (TV3 Reporter - live from Omoto Racecourse, Greymouth); Mike Goudie (Pike River Miner); Nick Reedy (Tattoo Artist); Ruben Stuart (John Paul II Head Boy); Brian Russell (Greymouth Motel); Wendy Rodden (Greymouth Resident); Tony Kokshoorn (Grey District Mayor); Rev Tim Mora (Service Official).
The Government plans to introduce a new Pig Welfare Code which aims to outlaw sow crates within the next five years.
David Carter (Agriculture Minister); John Riordan (Pig Farmer); Hans Kriek (Animal Right Campaigner); Sue Kedgley (Green MP).
Sixteen elderly patients will lose their home before Christmas after the Trust that manages their property went into receivership.
Vera Campbell (Resident); Wendy Campbell (Daughter); Eileen Wilson (Daughter-in-Law).
The founder of the whistle blowing website Wikileaks, Julian Assange, has been placed on Interpol's 'Wanted' list on the very day his website released more secrets documents.
Vaughan Smith (Frontline Club Founder).
Earthquake hit Canterbury residents are being sent personalised letters giving many the go-ahead with fixing their homes.
Soodesh Jooron (Burwood Resident); Beryl Dishington (Burwood Resident); Bob Parker (Christchurch Mayor); Philip Borkin (Goldman Sachs Economist).