Coal miners

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Hubbard, James, 1949- :'Answers!'. 26 September 2014
Date: 2014 By: Dominion post (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0029477 Description: Depicts a figure representing the 'Pike River Families', holding a sign saying 'Answers!', trying to negotiate its way around an Escher-like representation o...
Date: 1896 By: Hodgkins, William Mathew, 1833-1898 Ref: A-447-014 Description: A rough preliminary drawing showing the mine workings, including a tall chimney and high pulley, with three men in the foreground, walking towards the viewer...
Date: 3 March 1992 - 03 Mar 1992 By: Evans, Norman Poitrel Alexander, 1920-2005 Ref: OHInt-0056/08 Description: Norman Alec Evans born Australia, arriving New Zealand 1940. Gives a little family background - father a race-horse trainer. Mentions conscription into New Z...
Date: 27 Jan 1992 By: McGilp, Donald James, 1912-2004 Ref: OHInt-0020/01 Description: Don McGilp gives biographical details; childhood; time in Athenree, early 1920s; first job in the new Macdonald mine; system of allocating jobs; pay systems;...
Date: 27 Jan 1992 By: Kingi, Patrick, 1933- Ref: OHInt-0020/02 Description: Patrick Kingi describes first job, trucking at Rotowaro; transport to work; conditions in 1951 strike; learning mine skills; cavelling; accidents; mine sense...
Date: 24 Feb 1992 By: Spence, John William, 1913-; McCallum, Andrew Shepherd, 1924- Ref: OHInt-0020/04 Description: Jack Spence and Mick McCallum outline biographical details; Jack Spence's first job installing electric wiring at Pukemiro; importing coal from Australia in ...
Date: 25 Feb 1992 By: Mackie, David Waldrop, 1900- Ref: OHInt-0020/05 Description: David Mackie recalls the miners' homestead; mining in Scotland; Scottish mobile cutters; Pukemiro in the 1920s; mining lights (lamps) in the 1920s; mining cl...
Date: 10 Mar 1992 By: Baker, William Richard, 1919- Ref: OHInt-0020/08 Description: Bill Baker recalls horses at Macdonald Mine; canaries; how some dodged World War II; strikes as reason for getting deputies ticket; using the first scraper l...
Date: 11 Mar 1992 By: Scurr, David Leslie, 1907-1993 Ref: OHInt-0020/10 Description: David Scurr recalls father who worked as miner in England, South Africa and Australia before New Zealand; father in the 1913 Denniston strike; Golden Queen G...
Date: 11 Mar 1992 By: Smith, Gordon Haining, 1917- Ref: OHInt-0020/09 Description: Gordon Smith recalls working in Denniston during Depression (1930s); family background in mining; father got carbon dioxide poisoning; thoughts about 1951 st...
Date: 26 Mar 1992 By: Gracie, Annie McKenna, 1915-1993 Ref: OHInt-0020/14 Description: Annie Gracie describes going to school in Huntly from Rotowaro; playing sport as child; Huntly school and town; various jobs around the Waikato; sister with ...
Date: 23 Mar 1992 By: Bullock, Cora Maude, 1923-; Bullock, Charles, 1922- Ref: OHInt-0020/13 Description: Charles Bullock recalls earliest memory, replacing kerosene lights with electricity; travelling around the district in the Rotowaro Band; working in the mine...
Date: 06 Apr 1992 By: Bourke, Thomas Owen, 1922-1998; Jones, Rhys Owen, 1917-; Pitkin, Jack, 1903- Ref: OHInt-0020/18 Description: Jack Pitkin, Rhys Jones and Tom Bourke recall the train at Huntly West during blackout; working the Extended Mine; hats and carbide lamps; the Ralph's Mine d...
Winter, Mark 1958- :A march on Parliament armed with a few Key words...7 November 2012
Date: 2012 By: Southland times (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0023350 Description: Shows silhouettes of a wizard leading a group of hobbit miners to Parliament. Refers to the Royal Commission report blaming the Department of Labour and bad ...
Slane, Christopher, 1957- :'Are you sure this is the safest route, Gerry?' 01 March 2013
Date: 2013 By: Listener (Periodical) Ref: DCDL-0024139 Description: Shows members of the National Party walking across a precarious, crumbling stone path over a fiery abyss with a monster labelled, 'market forces' towards a ...
Date: 2 May 1994 - 02 May 1994 By: Scurr, Kenneth Dudley, 1920-2001 Ref: OHInt-0616/39 Description: Kenneth Dudley Scurr born Wellington ca 1920s. Recalls going underground (mining) at age of 16 years and obtaining Deputy Manager's certificate aged 23 year...
Date: 10 Jun 2003 By: Fitzsimmons, Catherine Murray, 1914-2006 Ref: OHInt-0872-05 Description: Interview with Catherine Fitzsimmons, born in Scotland in 1914. Talks about her parents Tom and Catherine Carroll emigrating to New Zealand in 1923 and settl...
Photographs relating to Solid Energy anniversary
Date: 30 August 2003 Ref: PADL-000237 Description: Photographs relating to the comemmoration of 65 years of mining in the Nine Mile Valley by Solid Energy New Zealand Ltd and its predecessors. Includes photog...
Date: 1923-1937 Ref: Micro-MS-Coll-20-2497 Description: Quantity: 1 microfilm reel(s). Finding Aids: Inventory available.
Date: 1970-1972 From: West Coast Miners' Unions : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-1071-075 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s).