Grey District Mayor
Grey District Mayor Tony Kokshoorn talks to Breakfast about the Pike River mine tragedy.
Breakfast takes a look at how the Red Cross are responding to the tragic news.
Energy Minister Gerry Brownlee speaks to Breakfast about the latest on the mining disaster and the potential economic impact it could have on the West Coast.
Prime Minister John Key
Breakfast gets the Prime Minister's reation to the West Coast mining tragedy.
Breakfast speaks to Greymouth's Radio Network Manager Ray Douglas about the locals' perception of journalists in Greymouth in the midst of the Pike River mining crisis.
Breakfast speaks to Mick O'Donnell, who worked at the Strongman mine in 1967 when an explosion killed 19 of his fellow miners, and asked him what it will take for people to get through this.
Local MP Chris Auchinvole tells Breakfast West Coasters have a unique strength which will see them through this tragedy.
CEO of Victim Support Tony Paine tells Breakfast what services are in place to help the miners families and the wider Greymouth community.
National Secretary of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union (EPMU), Andrew Little, speaks to Breakfast about how the union will be setting up a fund to assist the families.
Local Vicar Tim Mora tells Breakfast about the special church service held last night for the 29 miners who lost their lives.