The Pike River families will be given keys to the mine's access road, seven years since the disaster.
Danae Russell was last seen at the Greymouth Medical Centre.
Police are seeking sightings of a late 1990s silver Honda sedan with mag wheels.
The snails had to be protected from operations at the Stockton mine.
He allegedly fled from police for nearly 24 hours before his arrest.
The alleged gunman reportedly shot and killed a mother-of-three yesterday.
Drivers returning home from the long weekend should take care.
Kieran Lynch's body is still missing after his friend Jay Cairney's body was found in September.
"We've seen a few wash up before, but nothing on this scale."
The Pike River families are buoyant after meeting Winston Peters and Jacinda Ardern.
The dinosaurs are slowly coming back from the brink of extinction.
Lightning struck 10,000 times within two hours overnight.
Jay Cairney's family have released a statement after the discovery of his body.
Police have failed to locate a second man after the pair went missing last week.
The pair have been missing for five days.
The police dive squad is joining the search for two missing fishermen off the West Coast.
It's believed the vessel got into trouble on Thursday night.
The town now only has six days of water reserves left.
Andrew Field saved the lives of three young boys.