I have nothing else to say at the moment, but to offer my solidarity.
But Sandra from Letters from Wetville has said something that I think should be listened to:
I would like the media to piss off.
They do not need to swarm around our town, vultures in search of a product to sell on their 'news' programmes.
I too, am desperate for news of the Pike River miners. I too, checked the internet and the radio about a zillion times today, hungry for word that the rescue team can begin their job. Like everyone else in Wetville, I appreciate the messages of support from all over New Zealand, all over the world.
Go read the whole thing.