Names released of coal miners trapped in Pike River coal mine

Names released of coal miners trapped in Pike River coal mine

National News

New Zealand Police has today released the names of 29 coal miners believed to have been trapped in the Pike River coal mine near Greymouth following an explosion on Friday.

 
Name
Age
From
Nationality

Conrad John Adams
43
Greymouth
New Zealand

 
Malcolm Campbell  
25
Greymouth
Scottish

Glen Peter Cruse 
35
Cobden
New Zealand

 
Allan John Dixon  
59
Rununga
New Zealand

 
Zen Wodin Drew 
21
Greymouth
New Zealand

 
Christopher Peter Duggan  
31
Greymouth
New Zealand

 
Joseph Ray Dunbar
17
Greymouth
 

John Leonard Hale  
45
Ruatapu
New Zealand

 
Daniel Thomas Herk
36
Rununga
New Zealand

 
David Mark Hoggart 
33
Foxton
New Zealand

 
Richard Bennett Holling 
41
Blackball
New Zealand

Andrew David Hurren 
32
Hokitika
New Zealand

 
Jacobus (Koos) Albertus Jonker  
47
Cobden
South Africa

 
William John Joynson 
49
Dunollie
Australia

Riki Steve Keane 
28
Greymouth
New Zealand

 
Terry David Kitchin  
41
Runanga
New Zealand

 
Samuel Peter McKie
26
Greymouth
New Zealand

 
Francis Skiddy Marden 
41
Rununga
New Zealand

 
Michael Nolan Hanmer Monk 
23
Greymouth
New Zealand

 
Stuart Gilbert Mudge 
31
Rununga
New Zealand

 
Kane Barry Nieper 
33
Greymouth
New Zealand

 
Peter O'Neill 
55
Rununga
New Zealand

 
Milton John Osborne  
54
Ngahere
New Zealand

 
Brendan John Palmer 
27
Cobden
New Zealand

 
Benjamin David Rockhouse 
21
Greymouth
New Zealand

 
Peter James Rodger 
40
Greymouth
British

 
Blair David Sims  
28
Greymouth
New Zealand

 
Joshua Adam Ufer
25
 
Australia

 
Keith Thomas Valli 
62
Wairio, Western Southland
New Zealand

Further Operation Pike information on NZ Police website.
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