The striking Waihī miner Fred Evans, who died in a violent confrontation with strike-breakers and police in November 1912, was the first New Zealander to be killed in a labour dispute. The monument at his grave in Waikāraka cemetery, Auckland, has a broken column to signify a life ended early.
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Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith
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