Huntly marks 1914 mining tragedy
Huntly marks 1914 mining tragedy
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Huntly people came out to remember a mining diaster which claimed 43 lives from thier community 100 years ago. People marched in a procession of sombre black down the town’s main street and guided by a brass band, the community linked hands with relatives of the lost miners, to pay tribute to their tragic past and commemorate North Waikato’s blackest day. Waikato Times photographer Chris Hillock was there.
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