mining town in New Zealand

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Goldfields | NZHistory, New Zealand history online

New Zealand''s heaviest gold nugget on record was found at Ross on the West Coast. Weighing 3.09 kg, the nugget was named the ''Honourable Roddy'' after the minister of mines, Roderick McKenzie. ... But from 1906 to 1951 it was the company town for the South Island''s largest gold mine and home to 600 people. The superb photographs of Czech ...

New Zealand''s goldfields – Gold and gold mining

New Zealand''s goldfields. 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 river gravels which have weathered from schist. On the West Coast and at Golden Bay, gold is found in older Paleozoic greywacke and argillite rocks in faulted areas called ...

Mining and the NZ economy

2022-5-3 · A 2018 Infometrics report* identified the significant economic contribution of the mining and exploration sector to the NZ economy: Labour productivity: $543,250 per FTE (cf. NZ average of $107,400) These statistics demonstrate that mining is a high-value sector producing very good incomes for New Zealand workers and their families, mostly in ...

Gold mining in The Coromandel | New Zealand

Coromandel Town Coromandel Town continued to benefit from miners early interest and by its peak was a bustling town with 12,000 residents and 19 hotels. In 1898, The School of Mines was built to teach all aspects of mining and mines engineering. In 1900, the Coromandel Gold Stamper was commissioned by the New Zealand Government and opened. It''s purpose was to process …

Towns in Central Otago | Central Otago, New Zealand

South Island. Central Otago. Towns in Central Otago. Central Otago is the home of New Zealand Pinot noir. Visit the historic gold mining town of Alexandra or the stone fruit capital of Cromwell.

Locals in New Zealand Town Protest Against New Mining …

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ARROWTOWN

2011-11-30 · information site for Arrowtown New Zealand. New Zealand''s only living historic gold mining town. good shopping, resturants, cafes, and …

Discover Arrowtown, New Zealand

2022-6-4 · Arrowtown is a historic former gold mining town, rich in heritage and one of New Zealand''s iconic visitor destinations. Located only 20 minutes'' drive from Queenstown, the spectacular scenery, distinct four seasons and …

Shantytown: West Coast Gold Rush History

The discovery of gold in 1864 led to a population "explosion" – from around 300 to almost 30,000 residents. Isolation, rugged terrain and extreme weather conditions produced stories of fortitude and ingenuity. Shantytown tells these …

Waiuta through the eyes of a miner

Today Waiuta is a remote West Coast ghost town, at the end of a winding road up the Blackwater River, south of Reefton. But from 1906 to 1951 it was the company town for the South Island''s largest gold mine, exploiting one of the most regular and persistent gold reefs found anywhere in the world. More than 600 people lived there in its heyday ...