miners

Unearthing history

By PHILIP CHANDLER Arrowtown's historic Cooper’s Terrace might be in rack and ruins, but a former local’s determined to uncover its history. Tauranga-based project manager Jan Morrison has archaeological authority to work on the rare European goldmining settlement on the banks of the Arrow River, about one kilometre from Arrowtown. Cooper’s Terrace, comprising...
By PHILIP CHANDLER A veteran Queenstown muso’s lending his voice to today’s commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the Pike River Mine explosion that killed 29 workers. Singer-songwriter Noel Coutts is performing his song, 29 Ghosts, at Parliament, in Wellington, before...
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