- Date of passing: Nov 24, 2010
- Place of passing:
Pike River Coal Mine, Greymouth, New Zealand
|Men of the Heartland Miners of our Earth Beckoned to His Homeland Men of family--Men of worth! (Kathy Pippig Harris)|
This memorial website was created in the memory of the 29 miners who tragically died in the Pike River mine accident in New Zealand, on November 24, 2010:
Conrad John Adams, 43, New Zealand
Malcolm Campbell, 25, Scotland
Glen Peter Cruse, 35, New Zealand
Allan John Dixon, 59, New Zealand
Zen Wodin Drew, 21, New Zealand
Christopher Peter Duggan, 31, New Zealand
Joseph Ray Dunbar, 17, New Zealand
John Leonard Hale, 45, New Zealand
Daniel Thomas Herk, 36, New Zealand
David Mark Hoggart, 33, New Zealand
Richard Bennett Holling, 41, New Zealand
Andrew David Hurren, 32, New Zealand
Jacobus Albertus Jonker, 47, South Africa
William John Joynson, 49, Australia
Riki Steve Keane, 28, New Zealand
Terry David Kitchin, 41, New Zealand
Samuel Peter McKie, 26, New Zealand
Francis Skiddy Marden, 41, New Zealand
Michael Nolan Hanmer Monk, 23, New Zealand
Stuart Gilbert Mudge, 31, New Zealand
Kane Barry Nieper, 33, New Zealand
Peter O'Neill, 55, New Zealand
Milton John Osborne, 54, New Zealand
Brendan John Palmer, 27, New Zealand
Benjamin David Rockhouse, 21, New Zealand
Peter James Rodger, 40, British
Blair David Sims, 28, New Zealand
Joshua Adam Ufer, 25, Australia
Keith Thomas Valli, 62, New Zealand
Rest In Peace.
"Remembering the Pike 29 4 years on. The official date is 19 November 2010. We will remember them. My thoughts continue to be with their families. May they Rest in Peace."
"Never forgotten, RIP men and thoughts with families."
"Remembering the Pike 29 three years on from this terrible tragedy on 19 November 2010. My thoughts continue to be with the families and friends of the Pike29. Much love, Suzy"
"I wish they would get the date right it was the 19th! Miss you My beautiful funny cousin Ben cant wait for the day the get you and your brothers out From Becs, Jessie-leigh and Joshua xxx"
"I miss you so so much TD ♥ you were the best brother. I live for the day we can bring you all home to rest. You were always there and I will treasure the time we had, we will meet again XOXO"
Stop lighting candles & flood PR colliery, drown fire and re-drain water to get bodies of ur souls out of pit --lousiest sepulchre for any miner. So did we in mid 90s..."
"Thinking of you all today Would love to have seen whole Memorial on TV and like so many others brassed off it wasnt Televised Thoughts and Love to the best part of NZ West Coast And Love to all the Families Friends Parents Grandparents A very hard day for you all Keep up the great work Bernie and Kath ♥"
".♥.Kia Kaha boys.♥. miss you Rik, love you always, we will get you ALL out and you will come home to Rest In Paradise.♥."
"Our thoughts are with the familes and friends of the Pike River 29, R I P guys we will bring you home xo"
"ex employee pedro our thoughts and prayers are with all the familys will always remember our mates never forget them rip boys"
"loving memories, forever cherished,
gone but never forgotten,
the brave 29"
"To the families, friends, workmates and the Greymouth community, with my deepest sympathy on the loss of the 29 miners . May it comfort you a little to know that we all stand with you, united in your grief, thoughts and prayers are with you all today and in the days ahead. May God comfort you and Bless You. Suzy Clark, Matakohe, Northland."
"To all the family and friends of the miners, our thoughts and prayers are with you.xxxx"
"Thoughts with all family and friends of all those tragically taken. Special prayers for the family of Milton Osborne, a good friend, a good neighbour, sadly missed."
"To all the miners, their families and loved ones, my thoughts are with you at such a tragic time."
"In kind regards to Milton Osborn, the Osborn family and his fellow co-workers.
We wish to offer you all our deepest and most sincere sympathies.
Respectfully yours, Sharon Swann and the Capper family, London, Sydney, New Zealand"
"May fond memories of your loved ones replace the heartache and pain you suffer today. When you see only one row of footprints today, it's because God is carrying you through this ordeal. Lift your heads up to heaven, for only God can comfort you! You are in our prayers."
"My thoughts and prayers are with all the family and friends of the lost miners. Such a tragedy for our country. All my love to everyone this has affected."
"The hearts and minds of the world are with those who lost their loved ones today.
All are in our prayers."
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