Pike Commemoration

This year’s Pike Commemoration, the fifth anniversary of the disaster, will be a big event, with visitors from Australian unions, and with a large turnout from e Tu union. Helen Kelly will begin the ceremony and once again local choir, Waiata Koha will sing the song, Mine, based on the poem commissioned from Jeffrey Holman by the Pike families. Some forestry worker families will also be attending.

This commemoration is open to the public and takes place at The Blackball Museum starting at 5.45pm on Thursday 19th November.


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