The Pike River Recovery Agency will close from 3pm on Thursday 23 December and the Agency Greymouth office will reopen on Wednesday 5 January 2022. The mine site based operations will re-open five days later on Monday 10 January 2022 from 7am onwards.

The mine site will be remotely monitored, with two statutory official holders (Site Senior Executive and Electrical Superintendent) conducting onsite inspections.

For urgent matters only to do with the Pike River Recovery Agency, please contact Acting Chief Executive Michelle Wessing on 021 875 079.

For urgent matters only to do with the Pike River Mine site, please contact Chief Operating Officer Dinghy Pattinson on 027 247 9019.