Codelfa-Cogefar: Moawhango, Tongariro Tunnel


Category: Book


Title Codelfa-Cogefar: Moawhango, Tongariro Tunnel
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Year 1967
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Language English and Italian
Format 24 pages, some illustrations, map
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Topic Moawhango Tongariro Tunnel, Codelfa-Cogefar, Italian tunnellers in New Zealand,


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A booklet about the construction of the Moawhango, Tongariro Tunnel, part of The Tongariro Power scheme, in the central North Island, which was developed in the mid-20th century. Available at The Alexander Turnbull Library, New Zealand Pacific section, (viewable in Wellington Reading Room only – send request). An image of some of the Italian tunnellers who worked on the scheme can be found on Te Ara, by clicking here. The image, which depict the Italian workers at the entrance of the tunnel with a statue of Santa Barbara, the patron saint of tunnellers, and warning notices in both Italian and English, is also available on request from The Alexander Turnbull Library

More info about the Codelfa-Cogefar workers in New Zealand and the The Tongariro Power scheme can be found here:
Tunnellers get together for 50th
To go or to stay: A study of decision-making by Italian workers and their families in Turangi
Transference markers: Verbal Devices for Marking Transference in the Speech of First Generation Italian-English Bilinguals in and Around Turangi
What was the importance of food and wine to the Italians who worked for Codelfa in New Zealand and what effect did it have on the eating habits of many New Zealanders?