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History of New Zealand's employment relations, 1890-1913.
A bitter strike in 1912 made this the most famous (or infamous) mine in the country.
Schoolchildren at Waihī, 1916.
Waihi war memorial hall.
Accommodation for some of the more than 65,000 people who attended the Nambassa festival at Golden Valley, near Waihi in January 1979
The colourful main stage and the 1979 Nambassa festival
Poster for the first Nambassa festival of arts, crafts and alternative lifestyles in 1978.
Grave of Fred Evans who was killed during the 1912 Waihi miners strike
Fred Evans' violent death during the 1912 Waihi miners' strike made this otherwise obscure figure into a martyr of the New Zealand labour movement.
Portrait of Fred Evans by Dick Scott. Evans was killed during the 1912 Waihi strike.
Striking worker Fred Evans was seriously injured in a clash with police and strike-breakers during a bitter industrial dispute at the goldmining town of Waihī. He died the following day.
Supporters of the marchers during the Waihi Strike, 1912
The Miners and Workers Union Hall in Waihi.
March of strikers and supporters during the Waihi Strike, 1912
Police photograph of a 'scene of crime' reconstruction of Frederick Evans' alleged shooting.
In Memoriam ode to Frederick George Evans who was killed during the 1912 Waihi strike.
On 'Black Tuesday', 12 November 1912, in the midst of a bitter six-month strike by miners in the small New Zealand goldmining town of Waihi, striker Fred Evans was killed - one of only two fatalities in an industrial dispute in New Zealand's history.
Waihi First World War memorial obelisk
St John's Anglican war memorial church lych gate in Waihi. Site Style Ornamentation Unveiling Date No of Dead Church grounds Building