Topic: Five years hard labour at Otira Tunnel

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In 1914 After a walk of a day and a half with only one meal, a youth, Bob Gibbons, arrived at Otira and began five years work as a trucker in the Otira tunnel, facing dangerous conditions and miserable living quarters for a wage of 12 shillings a day.

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