Kōrero: Coal and coal mining

Mass grave of the Brunner victims (2 o 3)

Mass grave of the Brunner victims

Fifty-three of the victims of the Brunner mine explosion were buried in the Stillwater cemetery, 33 of them in this single grave. The funeral procession stretched 800 metres.

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Reference: PhotoCD 2, IMG0073

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Alan Sherwood and Jock Phillips, 'Coal and coal mining - Mining accidents', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7455/mass-grave-of-the-brunner-victims (accessed 16 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Alan Sherwood and Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 14 Apr 2021, updated 1 Sep 2016