This photograph shows the eastern portal of the 8.9-kilometre Kaimai tunnel at Apata, 16 kilometres from Tauranga. The construction of the tunnel was marred by tragedy: four men lost their lives when part of the tunnel collapsed on 24 February 1970.
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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAVK W3493, Drawer 48, D37.359
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