[Brunner disaster].

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Tono kōrero mai

87-year-old Jack Wick remembers the Brunner Mine disaster.

He recalls finding out about the explosion and the families anxiously waiting for their loved ones to be recovered. One of his school mates named Davey was one of the first men whose bodies were recovered - he was a pony driver, and was nearest to the pit mouth.

He says one woman lost eight members of her family.

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Year 1964

Reference number 292221

Media type AUDIO

Collection Sound Collection

Genre Interviews (Sound recordings)
Sound recordings

Credits RNZ Collection
New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation (estab. 1962, closed 1975), Broadcaster

Duration 00:02:20

Date 29 Oct 1964

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