In the NZ town of Waihi, at the end of the main road there was a large mine called the Martha mine
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Not everyone in Waihi agreed to certain parties, and things started heating up. Thats when we (police) came in, keeping a close watch over the town
The famous mine was once a ginourmous mountain but then the rain came and miners started hacking for gold. Us police thought it was quite a hellabaloo and everyone was greedy for gold but we just wantedsheppards pie
The government advertised for new staff to take over the strikers jobs and things became deadly serious. Strangers were now arriving to take the jobs. The strikers called then scabs. Dozens of police came into Waihi from all over the country to help us out.
The amount of men working in the mine increased and fights started breaking out but us police didn't try to stop them. When more strikers arrived we would go on horseback charging at them waving our batons.
Waihi was on the break of civil war. Early morning on black Tuesday a shot rang out and several men were wounded. Fred Evens though was caught and beaten so badly that he died. This wave of violence came to an end and work in the Martha mine returned to normal.