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2 Where is Kiripaka?

3 What is coal? Coal is a black rock that is found Coal is a black rock that is found some places in the ground and burns easily. Because it burns easily is used to power things and to heat. People can use it on their fire instead of wood. Because it burns easily is used to power things and to heat. People can use it on their fire instead of wood.

4 The Kiripaka Coal Mining company first opened 1892 in the little town of Kiripaka. It is not there now. The Kiripaka Coal Mining company first opened 1892 in the little town of Kiripaka. It is not there now.

5 The workers took the coal out of the hills and put them on the trams

6 The coal was then sent down the track to the scows The coal was then sent down the track to the scows

7 It was then sent to Auckland by ship. These ships were called scows.

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10 Captain George Shoebridge was a captain of one of these scows. His scow was named the Miranda and then he was captain of the Tui. Captain George Shoebridge was a captain of one of these scows. His scow was named the Miranda and then he was captain of the Tui.

11 Kiripaka School With all the men who came to work on the mines came their families, so a school was opened in the year With all the men who came to work on the mines came their families, so a school was opened in the year 1900.

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13 That some of the coal dropped off the scows and into the river. Over the years sand has built up over the coal but you can still find it. That some of the coal dropped off the scows and into the river. Over the years sand has built up over the coal but you can still find it.

14 Some coal was found in the river during the Room 7 & 8 survivor camp this year. It was donated to the school and put in the artefacts cabinet for others to look at and enjoy.

15 The mine closed down in The mine closed down in The school closed down in The school closed down in Those that were still there went on a bus to Glenbervie school. Those that were still there went on a bus to Glenbervie school. In our hallway we In our hallway we have a cabinet from the school with the date 1894 on it. It is being used for our artefacts.

16 1. Is the Kiripaka coal mining company still there? NO 2.How did the coal get to Auckland? BY SCOWS ?

17 It is a tram

18 The BBOH team thanks you for your time We hope you have learnt something about Kiripaka Coal Mining today


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