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Tragedy at Pike River Mine

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Rebecca Macfie is a senior writer with New Zealand Listener. She was previously a senior writer and deputy editor of The New Zealand Herald's Canvas magazine, editor and deputy editor of Unlimited magazine, and has written extensively for The Independent Business Weekly and National Business Review. She has 24 years' experience in journalism and has won many awards.


"Rebecca Macfie lays bare the pattern of promise and betrayal that doomed Pike River coal mine to disaster and 29 men to their deaths. Her spare, forceful narrative will leave readers far wiser and deeply outraged. . . . Investigative journalism at its very best." --Rod Oram, columnist, Sunday Star-Times
"Absorbing and heart-wrenching, this compelling book exposes corporate and regulatory failures of which all New Zealanders should be aware and ashamed." --Fiona Rotherham, Fairfax BusinessDay
"Macfie . . . gets to the heart of a complex and detailed story without losing or confusing her audience . . . Lucid, exhaustive, enraging." --Guy Somerset, New Zealand Listener
"Credit is due to Rebecca Macfie for her book, Tragedy at Pike River Mine. The investigation makes compelling reading, and illustrates the power of journalism in book form." --John Drinnan, New Zealand Herald
"This is the best sort of journalism - methodical, well researched and dispassionate. But you can feel its cold anger." --Nicholas Reid, Reid's Reader
"If you've already read accolades for this book, they're all deserved, and then some. Macfie digs through a mountain of information to deliver a compelling account of what went wrong at Pike River." --Jim Eagles and Mark Fryer, Weekend Herald

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