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The 1912 Waihi strike

  • Page 1 – 'Black Tuesday'

    They called it 'Black Tuesday'. On 12 November 1912, in the goldmining town of Waihi, striker Fred Evans died during a violent confrontation.

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  • Page 1 - 'Black Tuesday'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

The 1913 Great Strike

Biographies

  • Evans, Frederick George

    Fred Evans' violent death during the 1912 Waihi miners' strike made this otherwise obscure figure into a martyr of the New Zealand labour movement.

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