A gas pipe has exploded in New Zealand's Pike River mine trapping 29 people.
TWO years on from New Zealand's Pike River Mine disaster, Maryborough's Kim Joynson is still coping with the loss of her husband.
FAMILIES of Pike River victims frustrated at the lack of progress in returning the fallen miners' bodies are designing "aggressive" action plans.
JOSH Ufer, a 25-year-old miner from Central Queensland, perished in the Pike River mine disaster in Greymouth, New Zealand.
WILLIE Joynson's widow asked him many times to give up coal mining before he died along with 28 other men in New Zealand's Pike River Coal mine disaster.
AS the reality of New Zealand’s Pike River Mine disaster set in, shock turned to outrage for relatives of fallen Fraser Coast father Willy Joynson.