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  • First major gold rush in Otago NZHistory New Zealand

    The discovery was a major economic boost to both Otago province and the wider New Zealand economy. But there were fears that criminal elements seeking potentially rich pickings would also flock to the goldfields. The Otago gold rush peaked in the mid-1860s after which miners left in large numbers for the new West Coast goldfields.

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  • gold field formation in New Zealand

    The Martha Mine is the largest producer in the Hauraki Goldfield with 1100 t of bullion mined from underground workings between 1878 and 1952. The mine was reopened in 1988 and is the second largest in New Zealand currently producing about 3 t of gold and 25 t of silver from open pit mining.

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  • Gold Hokitika West Coast New Zealand

    There is gold in them there hills Hokitika was founded on goldmining in 1864 with the largest gold nugget ever found in New Zealand unearthed in Ross (south of Hokitika) in 1909. It was as big as a man s fist and weighed 2.8kgs.

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  • Gold fossickingNew Zealand Petroleum and Minerals

    Areas are available for gold panning and fossicking in New Zealand. Panning for gold Gold mining normally requires a permit from NZP M however 19 areas in historic South Island gold mining regions have been set asidein Nelson-Marlborough the West Coast and South and Central Otagowhere you can freely enjoy recreational gold mining

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  • New Zealand Gold MineMineListings

    NZPAM Mining Permit #53695 is a fully consented working gold mine located just outside Goldsborough on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. This permit is in the centre of one of New Zealand s most prolific gold producing areas. The Tunnel Terrace area is rich in mining history with present day mining operations on all sides.

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  • Permit MapNew Zealand Gold Prospecting Fossicking

    Map showing areas and details of gold related permits issued by New Zealand Petroleum Minerals.

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  • Gold Hokitika West Coast New Zealand

    There is gold in them there hills Hokitika was founded on goldmining in 1864 with the largest gold nugget ever found in New Zealand unearthed in Ross (south of Hokitika) in 1909. It was as big as a man s fist and weighed 2.8kgs.

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  • Awatuna Goldsborough Hokitika West Coast New Zealand

    10 kms North of Hokitika is the Awatuna and Goldsborough area known for its gold mining history and scenic surrounds. Enjoy the view while camping and have a go at gold-panning yourself Weka at Goldsborough campground ©MyReality2 (Flickr) Cool Ideas Awatuna Goldsborough. If you like the wilderness this area is a great place to explore.

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  • Search for Mines Properties Mineral Leases Claims and

    Search by Map Found 128 project(s) In the current gold producing zone aligned with numerous current gold mines. High grade gravity recovered reef style gold Tenement 224 km2 adjoins Kagara s world-class Red Dome mining district contains same deposit types plus new epithermals. 50 km by road to mill 140 km highway to Cairns.

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  • gold field formation in New Zealand

    The Martha Mine is the largest producer in the Hauraki Goldfield with 1100 t of bullion mined from underground workings between 1878 and 1952. The mine was reopened in 1988 and is the second largest in New Zealand currently producing about 3 t of gold and 25 t of silver from open pit mining.

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  • Waiuta

    Welcome to the web site for the township of Waiuta West Coast New Zealand. Waiuta the town at the top of the West Coast s richest gold mine grew from the region s last great gold discovery made back in 1905. Today the town site is almost empty of buildings but still full of memories and history.

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  • Gold Panning Queenstown NZQueenstown New Zealand

    Explore the old farm homesteads and historic gold mining villages for a peek into early settler life. To complement your gold panning adventures there are also numerous heritage walks to be had in and around Queenstown exploring the unforgettable natural scenery that forms the backbone to this region s fascinating history.

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  • Prospecting exploration and mining Apply for permits

    See maps and datasets for maps showing the status of for any secondary activity that would be located outside of your Access arrangement and/or the boundary of your New Zealand Petroleum and Minterals The majority of medium impact applications (eg small/medium scale alluvial gold mining and drilling at numerous locations) generally

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  • Gold Production by Country Gold Production Goldhub

    Gold mining is a global business with operations on every continent except Antarctica and gold is extracted from mines of widely varying types and scale. At a country level China was the largest producer in the world in 2018 and accounted for around 12 per cent of total global production.

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  • Bendigo Central OtagoNZ Central Otago Gold Mine

    The Clutha Gold Trail is one of the Great Rides of the Nga Haerenga New Zealand Cycle Trail. The trail is full of varietyfrom undulating to flat to meandering there is a journey of discovery around every corner. Read More

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  • GreymouthThings to see and doSouth Island New Zealand

    The area has a history of gold mining which can be appreciated at the local museum and nearby Shantytown. Local brewery Monteith s is something of a New Zealand legend it runs tours that include a tasting session. Around the town you ll find galleries specialising in pounamu (New Zealand jade).

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  • New Zealand fight for sacred mountain after discovery

    Jul 18 2017 · New Zealand fight for sacred mountain after discovery of significant gold seam Fears for Karangahake Gorge after mining company find 8 500kg of high quality gold in the North Island

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  • Mining in New ZealandWikipedia

    Mining in New Zealand began when the Māori quarried rock such as argillite in times prior to European colonisation. Mining by Europeans began in the latter half of the 19th century. New Zealand has abundant resources of coal silver iron ore limestone and gold. It ranked 22 in the world in terms of iron ore production and 29th in gold

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  • New ZealandOceanaGold

    New Zealand. OceanaGold operates mines on both islands in New Zealand. On the South Island the Macraes operation in Otago consists of open pit and underground operations. On the North Island OceanaGold acquired the Waihi Gold Mine from Newmont Mining in October 2015. This is now an underground operation.

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  • Prospecting exploration and mining Apply for permits

    See maps and datasets for maps showing the status of for any secondary activity that would be located outside of your Access arrangement and/or the boundary of your New Zealand Petroleum and Minterals The majority of medium impact applications (eg small/medium scale alluvial gold mining and drilling at numerous locations) generally

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  • About Arrowtown New Zealand Queenstown Surrounding

    Arrowtown is a historic former gold mining town rich in heritage and one of the South Island s and New Zealand s iconic visitor destinations. Located only 20 minutes drive from Queenstown the spectacular scenery distinct four seasons and charming character make Arrowtown

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  • Golden Cross Mine Waitekauri Hauraki District Waikato

    Golden Cross Mine Waitekauri Hauraki District Waikato Region New Zealand The Golden Cross Mine site is situated eight kilometres northwest of Waihi in the Waitekauri Valley at the base of the Coromandel Peninsula. After producing 20.5 tonnes of gold and 52 tonnes of

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  • The Rich Goldfields of QueenslandRareGoldNuggets

    Jul 04 2014 · The multiple gold locations of Queensland that were spread far and wide across the state have certainly and importantly contributed to the economy of Australia. Ranging from Queensland s far north towards the southern regions these gold-bearing zones form some of the better-known goldfields of the nation. There were also many lesser-known goldfields that marked their

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  • Goldfields Mining Centre (Cromwell)2020 All You Need to

    Goldfields Mining Centre Cromwell Address Phone Number Goldfields Mining Centre Reviews 4.5/5. New Zealand 20 contributions 4 helpful votes. mother in law and step children. Was really interesting learning about the history of gold mining in this area and about the early settlers. Loved learning to gold mine though didn t find any

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  • Show Mines of New Zealand Macraes Mine

    The Macraes mine is the largest active gold mine in New Zealand. Initially it was expected to bear gold for 10 years of operation but at the moment the remaining gold is estimated to last 35 years. Mining especially modern mining is using chemicals to extract the valuable substances.

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  • GuidesNew Zealand S IslandGold MiningDave s

    Gold Prospecting is easy to do on the south Island mostly in part because a large number of gold mines are scattered throughout the island. New Zealand s gold rush in the mid to late 1800 s was after the big rush in California. So called Fossicking ie gold panning is allowed in many areas

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  • Central Otago New Zealand Tourism NZ

    Central Otago is a powerful landscape sunny dry and brown with weathered ancient mountains alpine herb fields and fast flowing rivers. In the 1860s this was a place of gold you can still pan for it amongst the miners old trails stone cottages and relics of mine machinery. But the gold today

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  • Clutha Gold Trail New Zealand Cycle Trail

    The Clutha Gold starts at Roxburgh Dam the end point of the Roxburgh Gorge Trail that starts upstream in Alexandra. The Roxburgh Gorge can readily be added on to the Clutha Gold for an additional 4–6 awesome hours of adventure. The Otago Central Rail TrailNew Zealand s original Great Ridealso links in at Alexandra.

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  • MacraesOceanaGold

    We ve been mining at our Macraes Goldfield on the South Island of New Zealand for more than 29 years. Macraes is New Zealand s largest gold producing operation.

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  • Minerals permitsNew Zealand Petroleum and Minerals

    New Zealand Petroleum Minerals issues permits to prospect explore and mine minerals. Apply for a new permit or manage current permits A permit is required to prospect explore or mine for minerals that are part of the Crown mineral estate including gold and silver.

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  • First major gold rush in Otago NZHistory New Zealand

    The discovery was a major economic boost to both Otago province and the wider New Zealand economy. But there were fears that criminal elements seeking potentially rich pickings would also flock to the goldfields. The Otago gold rush peaked in the mid-1860s after which miners left in large numbers for the new West Coast goldfields.

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  • Gemstone Beach New Zealand.YouTube

    Mar 28 2015 · Gemstone Beach at the bottom of the South Island of New Zealand. Locals making a small living out of fine gold in the black sands..Also picking up Gemstones..

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  • Canada s four newest gold minesCanadian Mining

    Sep 13 2017 · New Gold is an intermediate producer with several mines already in its portfolio. New Gold bought the Rainy River gold project 65 km northwest of Fort Frances Ont. in 2013. Slated for first production in September and commercial production in November Rainy River will be the company s fifth mine.

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  • History — Kumara West Coast

    Gold was first discovered on the West Coast at Greenstone (see Walks and Attractions) in 1864 and miners in their thousands arrived from all over the world to seek their fortunes was over a decade before gold rush fever hit Kumara. T he discovery of gold at Kumara in 1876 was among the last in New Zealand (the last was at Rimu in 1882). History and local folklore suggest that the discovery

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  • Gold Panning at Goldfields Mining Centre

    Gold Panning at Goldfields Mining Centre "Where the Past Present Meet" 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 tourist towns of Queenstown and Wanaka.

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  • Panning for Gold in New ZealandHow to Get Gold for Free

    This discovery though attracted little interest and it was not until a larger discovery at Collingwood-Takaka in 1856 and then the Otago strike in 1861 that New Zealand truly found its place on the 19th Century gold mining map. Although some New Zealand gold was located in hard rock and required significant processing much of it

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