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Tragedy at Pike River Mine : how and why 29 men died

Author: Rebecca Macfie
Publisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Awa Press, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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On a sunny afternoon in November 2010, in the beautiful Paparoa Range of the South Island of New Zealand, a massive explosion rocked an underground coal mine. Later that day two ashen men stumbled from the entrance. Twenty-nine men remained unaccounted for.
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Tragedy at Pike River mine
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Macfie
ISBN: 9781877551901 1877551902
OCLC Number: 851374206
Awards: New Zealand Post Book Awards 2014 Best First Book Non-Fiction.
Bert Roth Award for Excellence in Labour History.
Description: 275 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), colour map ; 22 cm
Contents: One. Pike dream --
two. Great expectations --
three. Early warnings --
four. Trouble from the start --
five. Management blues --
six. Many whistles blowing --
seven. Too big to fail --
eight. Marching to calamity --
nine. Who will say stop --
ten. November 19 --
eleven. Five days --
twelve. Entombed.
Responsibility: Rebecca Macfie.
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On a sunny afternoon in November 2010, in the beautiful Paparoa Range of the South Island of New Zealand, a massive explosion rocked an underground coal mine. Later that day two ashen men stumbled from the entrance. Twenty-nine men remained unaccounted for.

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