Story: West Coast region

‘The caviar of coals’

The Buller coalfield contains some of the best coal in New Zealand, what Mark Pizey (National Manager of Health, Safety and Environment for Solid Energy) described as ‘the caviar of coals’. In this video clip he talks about the importance of this high-grade coal.

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Simon Nathan, 'West Coast region - Mining', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/21139/the-caviar-of-coals (accessed 29 September 2020)

Story by Simon Nathan, updated 1 Sep 2016