Pike River Coal Company

Pike River Mine

The company developed the Pike River mine which began production in 2008. Located 46 km (29 miles) north-northeast of Greymouth, West Coast. A series of explosions beginning on 19 November 2010, with the loss of 29 lives, saw the company go into receivership.

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Nisbet, Alastair, 1958- :Hostile. 9 November 2014
Date: 2014 From: Nisbet, Alastair, 1958- :Digital cartoons By: Sunday star times (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0029956 Description: Cartoon shows a group of people inside a house talking about the decision to send "Kiwis back to the Middle East!" while "goin' back down the Pike River Mine...
[Aust NZ United in Tragedy] 13 January 2011
Date: 2011 From: Evans, Malcolm Paul, 1945- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0016832 Description: The cartoon shows a flag which looks rather like that of both Australia and New Zealand but not exactly like either; the Union Jack is half out of the top le...
Date: [21 November 2014] From: Slane, Christopher, 1957-: [Original cartoons by Chris Slane featured in a retrospective exhibition at Alta Gallery, Wellington, 8-22 October 2016.] Ref: A-474-034 Description: Two men (one apparently John Key) are standing in front of a memorial for the Pike River mine, which has been sealed off with a sign reading, 'No entry.' Tex...
Slane, Christopher, 1957- :Pike River Mine. 21 November 2014
Date: 2014 From: Slane, Christopher, 1957-:[Digital cartoons published in the Listener, New Zealand Herald, or New Zealand Farmers' Weekly] By: Listener (Periodical) Ref: DCDL-0029982 Description: Cartoon shows two men standing in front of a memorial for the Pike River mine, which has been sealed off with a sign reading, 'No entry.' Text on the monumen...
Nisbet, Alastair, 1958- :[Geography lesson]. 13 November 2014
Date: 2014 From: Nisbet, Alastair, 1958- :Digital cartoons By: Press (Christchurch, N.Z.) Ref: DCDL-0029957 Description: Cartoon shows a map of the South Island with a dark cloud over the West Coast, with text depicting various difficulties the region has faced, such as 'busine...
Pike River. 26 November 2010
Date: 2010 From: Evans, Malcolm Paul, 1945- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0016231 Description: A huge question mark hangs over the site in West Coast bush of the Pike River Mine. Context; There was and explosion in the Pike River Mine on 19 November 20...
"They should never have taken the canaries out of the mines..." 3 December 2010
Date: 2010 From: Brockie, Robert Ellison, 1932- :Digital caricatures and cartoons Ref: DCDL-0016248 Description: A group of members of the 'Mining Safety Commission' sit round a table listening to a coal and smoke blackened miner who has a canary in a cage in front of h...
Date: 30 June 2011 - 30 Jun 2011 From: Reflections from funeral directors who have worked in New Zealand and Australia By: Manning, Simon James, 1963- Ref: OHInt-1015-06 Description: Interview with Simon James Manning. Describes his experience at 13 years old of the death of his grandparents and how that influenced his decision to become ...
Date: [2017] From: Murdoch, Sharon Gay, 1960-: Political cartoons Ref: A-479-002 Description: Prime Minister Bill English, appearing to have his brain packed with skulls, comments 'Those men are sealed in there and there's no ssafe way to get them out...
Date: 25 November 2010 From: Body, Guy Keverne, 1967-:Original cartoons. 1986-2011 Ref: A-453-360 Description: The title reads 'The price of coal-' The cartoon shows a miner's helmet hanging on the handle of a pick which tops a pile of tailings against a background of...
Date: 2010 From: [Ephemera of quarto size relating to miners and mining in New Zealand] By: New Zealand. Parliament Ref: Eph-B-MINING-2010-01 Description: Booklet for the memorial service to the 29 miners who died as a result of explosions in the Pike River Mine, on or after 19 November 2010. Shows a page of ph...
Pike River Mine disaster. 25 November 2010
Date: 2010 From: Bromhead, Peter, 1933- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0016188 Description: The cartoon is a very simple illustration of the Paparoa Range with the word 'HOPE' writ in large across them. Refers to the 29 miners trapped inside the Pik...
Nisbet, Alastair, 1958- :Whittal2. 3 March 2014
Date: 2014 From: Nisbet, Alastair, 1958- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0027553 Description: Cartoon shows former Pike River Mine Manager Peter Whittall hauling himself up out of a dark place by a rope attached to a dollar sign. Quantity: 1 digital...
Pike River memorial. 3 December 2010
Date: 2010 From: Evans, Malcolm Paul, 1945- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0016251 Description: A miner's helmet with its lamp lit floats over the Paparoa ranges. Refers to the Pike River Mine disaster of the 19th November in which 29 coalminers died. ...
Pike River. Ugly mine, beautiful headstone... 25 November 2010
Date: 2010 From: Scott, Thomas, 1947- :[Digital cartoons published in the Dominion Post] Ref: DCDL-0016197 Description: Shows the Paparoa Range with the text 'Pike River, ugly mine, beautiful headstone'. Refers to the loss of 29 coal miners in the Pike River mine disaster on 1...
Winter, Mark, 1958- :Pike River Shrine. 7 November 2014
Date: 2014 From: Winter, Mark, 1958- :[Digital cartoons published in the Southland Times and other papers] Ref: DCDL-0029845 Description: Cartoon showing a sign for the Pike River Mine that has been changed to read, 'Pike River Shrine'. Accompanying note from the cartoonist states, 'Solid Energ...
Tremain, Garrick 1941- :'Have you noticed the only way the word "mine" is never used is when discussing responsibility?' 16 February
Date: 2012 From: Tremain, Garrick, 1941- :[Digital cartoons published in the Otago Daily Times] By: Otago daily times (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0020263 Description: Two men discuss 'responsibility' as they leave the inquiry for the Pike River mining disaster. Context: The Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Pike River M...
Body, Guy Keverne, 1967-:The price of coal- 25 November 2010
Date: 2010 From: Body, Guy Keverne, 1967-: [Digital cartoons published in New Zealand Herald] By: New Zealand herald (Newspaper); Body, Guy Keverne, 1967- Ref: DCDL-0018942 Description: The title reads 'The price of coal-' The cartoon shows a miner's helmet hanging on the handle of a pick which tops a pile of tailings against a background of...
Evans, Malcolm Paul, 1945- :[Pike River decision]. 5 November 2012
Date: 2012 From: Evans, Malcolm Paul, 1945- :Digital cartoons By: Press (Christchurch, N.Z.) Ref: DCDL-0023311 Description: Shows a scale weighing an enormous piece of coal against a tiny coffin, which is heavier on the scale. Refers to the Royal Commission report that stated that...
Bromhead, Peter, 1933-:The finger has been pointed.. 6 November 2012
Date: 2012 From: Bromhead, Peter, 1933- :Digital cartoons By: Marlborough Express (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0023293 Description: Shows a large arm labelled 'Royal Commission Report' pointing a finger at a mine entrance with a cross on top, labelled 'The executive administration of Pike...