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History Of Gold Mining In New Zealand

check out these gold rush books that feature new zealand as the main character. as well as being a plot-driven story, this book examines the cultural together provide a close examination of miners' migration patterns, 

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  • Gold Rush (New Zealand)

    Gold Rush (New Zealand)

    the new zealand gold rush began with a discovery of gold in the coromandel area in 1852. as more gold was discovered, people came to 

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  • New Zealand'S Goldfields Gold And Gold Mining Te Ara

    New Zealand'S Goldfields Gold And Gold Mining Te Ara

    new zealand has three main goldfields and each has its own geology. in otago (and marlborough) gold is found in quartz veins in schist and in 

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  • History And Culture Along Nz'S Great Rides

    History And Culture Along Nz'S Great Rides

    the hauraki rail trail follows two historic rail lines and gives a glimpse into the region's rich gold mining past. on the leg from paeroa to waikino, the trail winds 

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  • The Otago Goldfields & Other Major Gold Rushes In New

    The Otago Goldfields & Other Major Gold Rushes In New

    the history of new zealand's goes hand in hand with gold mining. minor gold deposits have been known since at least the 1840s. in the year 

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  • Wilberforce Valley, Selwyn District, Canterbury Region, New

    Wilberforce Valley, Selwyn District, Canterbury Region, New

    wilberforce valley, selwyn district, canterbury region, new zealand : the upper historic information is patchy, however the general impression is enough gold in 1909, the king gold mining company, was formed with 50 000 pounds 

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  • Nz Gold Mining History

    Nz Gold Mining History

    the early mining of the 1860s in otago and on the west coast was mainly undertaken by individuals working alluvial deposits (river gravels). in three separate 

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  • West Coast Gold Rush

    West Coast Gold Rush

    the west coast gold rush on the south island's west coast of new zealand lasted from 1864 in 1867 the rush began to decline, though gold mining continued on the coast for some years. in the 1880s, quartz new zealand historical atlas: ko papatuanuku e takoto nei (auckland, david bateman, 1997) ppl,44.

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  • Gold Mining Te Ara Encyclopedia Of New Zealand

    Gold Mining Te Ara Encyclopedia Of New Zealand

    story: haurakicoromandel region new gold discoveries in the wider area sustained the industry until then the discovery of several gold-rich reefs created a town overnight and new zealand's first stock-market boom.

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  • West Coast Te Ara Encyclopedia Of New Zealand

    West Coast Te Ara Encyclopedia Of New Zealand

    like otago, the early gold on the west coast was alluvial. it took time before they could set up stores, and the first miners ate kerer (wood one in five of the european men in new zealand were on the print the full story.

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  • Maori And Mining In New Zealand And Beyond

    Maori And Mining In New Zealand And Beyond

    when gold was first discovered in new zealand, at coromandel in 1852, maori were keen to learn prospecting skills, and soon found gold in several parts of both 

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  • Nzhistory, New Zealand History Online

    Nzhistory, New Zealand History Online

    although profitable, underground mining had ceased by 1915, defeated by drainage problems. a large opencast pit was opened in the 1990s to recover gold from 

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  • History Of Gold, Hauraki Goldfield, New Zealand

    History Of Gold, Hauraki Goldfield, New Zealand

    the first major discovery of gold was made on august 10, 1867 by a prospector, william hunt, in a waterfall in the bed of the kuranui stream. this mine produced 

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  • Nzhistory, New Zealand History Online

    Nzhistory, New Zealand History Online

    new zealand's bitterest strike. the early otago gold rushes had been alluvial but most late 19th-century mining there, in westland and at thames was in quartz 

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  • Nzhistory, New Zealand History Online

    Nzhistory, New Zealand History Online

    on the morning of 21 february 1879, an explosion rocked the coalmine at kaitangata, south otago. read more 23 may 1861. first major gold rush in otago.

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  • Goldfields Gold Rush History

    Goldfields Gold Rush History

    goldfields gold rush history the otago gold rush began in 1861 when gabriel read discovered gold at gabriel's gully (near lawrence on the way to dunedin).

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  • Otago Goldfields Heritage Trail

    Otago Goldfields Heritage Trail

    a series of historic reserves and walkways will help you to unearth the stories from when gold was discovered in otago in 1861, thousands of miners poured 

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  • Gold Panning At Goldfields Mining Centre

    Gold Panning At Goldfields Mining Centre

    a fascinating insight into new zealand's early history. it was the lure of gold that brought the first settlers into central otago and paved the way for today's 

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  • The Provincial And Gold-Rush Years, 1853-70

    The Provincial And Gold-Rush Years, 1853-70

    graph 2 shows the gross and net immigration to new zealand by year from 1853 to. 1870. the gold-mining inflows into otago and on to the west coast largely on the australian otago: the origins and growth of a wakefield class settlement.

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  • Miners Te Ara Encyclopedia Of New Zealand

    Miners Te Ara Encyclopedia Of New Zealand

    while the state brought families and soldiers to new zealand, gold was the lure for a different type of migrant. the miners then surged up to wakamarina in marlborough, and across to the west coast. places of origin.

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  • Where You Find It Te Ara Encyclopedia Of New Zealand

    Where You Find It Te Ara Encyclopedia Of New Zealand

    all images & media in this story in new zealand, otago and west coast gold is purer (9398 gold, with 27 silver or silver of silver have been recovered from mining of the goldsilver deposits (1,212 tonnes of this has 

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  • Central Otago Gold Story

    Central Otago Gold Story

    from the early 1860s the otago gold rush lured thousands of hopefuls from afar had in common was enough money to pay for their passage to new zealand, and des styles has also done his bit to keep gold mining history alive, his short 

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  • 12 Historic West Coast Spots History Buffs Will Love

    12 Historic West Coast Spots History Buffs Will Love

    it's easy to step back in time on the west coast of new zealand, a place steeped in gold and coal mining history. these are the 12 must-visit 

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  • 'Specimens Liberally Studded With Gold' The Mining History Of

    'Specimens Liberally Studded With Gold' The Mining History Of

    figure 7 the bendigo rise and shine mine, 1933 photograph from 'quartz mining in otago. unemployed strike it rich' new zealand free lance, 28 march 

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  • History Of Gold, Hauraki Goldfield, New Zealand

    History Of Gold, Hauraki Goldfield, New Zealand

    the first major discovery of gold was made on august 10, 1867 by a prospector, william hunt, in a waterfall in the bed of the kuranui stream. this mine produced 

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  • Prospecting And Mining For Gold In New Zealand

    Prospecting And Mining For Gold In New Zealand

    small-scale gold mining. due to the longer history of gold mining in new zealand, some of the early gold mines have been closed down. some 

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