This group of miners worked together in the mid-1980s at the Huntly West mine in the Waikato region. They were known as the ‘Rotowaro shift’ because they all lived at the settlement of Rotowaro before it was abandoned to allow for opencast mining.
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Waikato Museum - Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Photograph by David Cook
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