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Coal from Nightcaps

Coal from Nightcaps

This 9-tonne block of coal, dug from the mines at Nightcaps, was shown at the 1906–7 New Zealand International Exhibition in Christchurch.

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Reference: 89.219

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David Grant, 'Southland places - Western Southland', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/20209/coal-from-nightcaps (accessed 25 February 2020)

Story by David Grant, updated 25 May 2015