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Canterbury Gold Coal and Mining Tours Directory New Zealand Step back in time to visit sites where the early miners toiled in search of the elusive gold in Canterbury Or visit modern gold or coal mining sites and see first hand how gold mining or coal mining is done today Experience for yourself the thrill of finding gold amongst virgin soil where valuable nuggets are still to be found in

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  • Guides New Zealand S Island Gold Mining Daves
    Guides New Zealand S Island Gold Mining Daves

    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 – with special “fossicking” sites available for visitor’s to use free of charge

  • Gold fossicking New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals
    Gold fossicking New 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 NZPM however 19 areas in historic South Island gold mining regions have been set aside – in NelsonMarlborough the West Coast and South and Central Otago where you can freely enjoy recreational gold mining

  • NZ Gold Mining History Mine For Gold
    NZ Gold Mining History Mine For Gold

    Gold mining history in New Zealand was almost over as soon as it began Commercial interests in Auckland offered a £500 prize for anyone who could find payable quantities of gold anywhere nearby in the 1850s at a time when some New Zealand settlers were leaving for the California and Australian gold

  • Gold Hokitika West Coast New Zealand
    Gold Hokitika West Coast New Zealand

    Read Eleanor Cattons 2013 Man Booker Prize winning novel The in Hokitika during the 1860s gold rush it a riproaring tale of murder Pan for gold at the public fossicking areas near Goldsborough and Ross Gold Town Do A Day on the Gold Trail one of our suggested itineraries Watch goldsmiths at work and talk to them about their designs at their galleries

  • Gold fever returns to Northland NZ Herald
    Gold fever returns to Northland NZ Herald

    Jul 27 2012 · As Northlanders show huge interest in jobs in Australias mining industry Northland mining proponents such as Far North District Mayor Wayne Brown point to reports which say the gold

  • Australia Gold Mining Areas StatebyState Clickable Map
    Australia Gold Mining Areas StatebyState Clickable Map

    Australia Gold Mining Areas – StatebyState Clickable Map The biggest gold nuggets in the world have almost all come from Australia It seems that just about every part of the country has produced gold and there are still some amazing discoveries being found by prospectors here every year

  • New Zealand Goldmining Introduction and Techniques
    New Zealand Goldmining Introduction and Techniques

    Requirements quickly exceeding supplies in the vicinity and the mining areas were characterised by dams and Races channels brings water from streams sometimes up to 40 kms away Ground Sluicing was the simplest technique and relied on water being discharged over the face and conducted into a channel running away from the base

  • Gold Mines for Sale
    Gold Mines for Sale

    Gold Mines For Sale including alluvial placer gold mines lode gold mines patented gold mines BLM gold mines and other gold mines for sale worldwide

  • Prospecting exploration and mining Apply for permits
    Prospecting exploration and mining Apply for permits

    Exceptions Recreational gold fossicking such as hand panning doesn’t require permission at public designated gold fossicking areas Extraction of sand shingle or other natural material in the bed of a river or lake and not referred to in any NZ Petroleum and Minerals Minerals Programme requires a concession from DOC If you plan to mine in the Coastal Marine Area you will only require

  • See more historic gold mining sites Wilderness Magazine
    See more historic gold mining sites Wilderness Magazine

    Three places to explore New Zealand’s gold mining history If you want any proof that the mining industry is not very good at cleaning up after itself just look at the number of relics left from past mining operations Scattered around the public conservation estate are dozens of old gold mining sites Several of our bestknown tracks follow gold mining routes notably the Wangapeka

  • Lake Tekapo Gold Coal and Mining Tours New Zealand
    Lake Tekapo Gold Coal and Mining Tours New Zealand

    Lake Tekapo Gold Coal and Mining Tours Directory New Zealand Step back in time to visit sites where the early miners toiled in search of the elusive gold in Lake Tekapo Or visit modern gold or coal mining sites and see first hand how gold mining or coal mining is done today Experience for yourself the thrill of finding gold amongst virgin soil where valuable nuggets are still to be found

  • gold panning South Island Forum Tripadvisor
    gold panning South Island Forum Tripadvisor

    Never been gold panning at Shanty Town but there is a site in the Kawarau Gorge between Cromwell and Queenstown You cross the river on a foot bridge and it is an old gold mining site There are exhibits of gold mining equipment sluices stampers monitors etc and you can try your luck

  • Gold fever returns to Northland NZ Herald
    Gold fever returns to Northland NZ Herald

    Jul 27 2012 · As Northlanders show huge interest in jobs in Australias mining industry Northland mining proponents such as Far North District Mayor Wayne Brown point to reports which say the gold

  • New Zealand Goldmining Introduction and Techniques
    New Zealand Goldmining Introduction and Techniques

    Requirements quickly exceeding supplies in the vicinity and the mining areas were characterised by dams and Races channels brings water from streams sometimes up to 40 kms away Ground Sluicing was the simplest technique and relied on water being discharged over the face and conducted into a channel running away from the base

  • Prospecting exploration and mining Apply for permits
    Prospecting exploration and mining Apply for permits

    Exceptions Recreational gold fossicking such as hand panning doesn’t require permission at public designated gold fossicking areas Extraction of sand shingle or other natural material in the bed of a river or lake and not referred to in any NZ Petroleum and Minerals Minerals Programme requires a concession from DOC If you plan to mine in the Coastal Marine Area you will only require

  • Gold Mines for Sale
    Gold Mines for Sale

    Gold Mines For Sale including alluvial placer gold mines lode gold mines patented gold mines BLM gold mines and other gold mines for sale worldwide

  • Gold New Zealand Geographic
    Gold New Zealand Geographic

    By 1911 Martha was New Zealand’s biggest gold mine and the nearby miners’ town of Waihi population 6500 the largest town in the region Four decades later Martha’s production after the processing of nearly 11 million t of underground ore totalled some 5 million oz 155 t of gold and 35 million oz 1088 t of silver

  • On the hunt for illegal miners as a new gold rush hits New
    On the hunt for illegal miners as a new gold rush hits New

    Dec 27 2016 · With the price of gold recently fetching nearly NZ1800 £1000 an ounce Adams has been brought in by New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals to

  • Waiuta gold mine could reopen as ghost town
    Waiuta gold mine could reopen as ghost town

    Dec 29 2018 · Plans are under way to revive an old West Coast ghost town Waiuta was a booming gold mining town for 45 years with a population of 600

  • Awatuna Goldsborough Hokitika West Coast New Zealand
    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 goldpanning yourself Weka at Goldsborough campground ©MyReality2 Flickr Cool Ideas Awatuna Goldsborough If you like the wilderness this area is a great place to explore

  • Historic old Victoria Gold Battery site remains and ruins
    Historic old Victoria Gold Battery site remains and ruins

    Historic old Victoria Gold Battery site remains and ruins Once the 10th biggest gold stamper battery in the world Karangahake Gorge gold mining area Aerial view Waikino Waihi Hauraki District Waikato Region New Zealand NZ stock photo Quality New Zealand images by well known photographer Rob Suisted Natures Pic Images

  • Lure of Gold New Zealand
    Lure of Gold New Zealand

    Anatoki gold available at Golden Bay Museum Mouat J The Red Hill swindle nd available at Golden Bay Museum Pittams Grant B 1977 The historical geography of the Collingwood gold fields Unpublished masters thesis University of Canterbury Christchurch New Zealand

  • Old goldmining sites discovered Otago Daily Times
    Old goldmining sites discovered Otago Daily Times

    Nov 30 2011 · Historic goldmining sites unexpectedly discovered while building a mountain bike trail up to Moke Lake could be opened up if given Doc approval Queenstown Mountain Bike Club president Tom Hey said he had identified a need for a trail parallel to Moke Lake Rd and 7 Mile Creek to avoid riding on the road

  • Alluvial gold mining in Otago Gold in Otago Department
    Alluvial gold mining in Otago Gold in Otago Department

    The gold wires enclosed lumps of schist and clay from the soil as they grew Alluvial mining is technically simpler than hardrock mining so alluvial mining dominated Otagos gold mining history Alluvial gold occurs as loose particles in the gravel and is therefore easy to separate because of the high density of the gold

  • Goldfields NZHistory New Zealand history online
    Goldfields NZHistory New Zealand history online

    New Zealands heaviest gold nugget discovered New Zealand’s heaviest gold nugget on record was found at Ross on the West Coast Weighing 309 kg the nugget was named the Honourable Roddy after the minister of mines Roderick McKenzie

  • Gold New Zealand Geographic
    Gold New Zealand Geographic

    By 1911 Martha was New Zealand’s biggest gold mine and the nearby miners’ town of Waihi population 6500 the largest town in the region Four decades later Martha’s production after the processing of nearly 11 million t of underground ore totalled some 5 million oz 155 t of gold and 35 million oz 1088 t of silver

  • Gold still in them there rivers Otago Daily Times Online
    Gold still in them there rivers Otago Daily Times Online

    Jan 06 2017 · He still has a couple of gold claims one on the Arrow River and one near Glenorchy It is addictive he says It is the freedom of going out there camping out there It isnt so much the gold it is spending time with likeminded people being out there in that environment The gold is the end result but it is the journey along the way really

  • New Zealand Goldmining 2 Travels in the Coromandel
    New Zealand Goldmining 2 Travels in the Coromandel

    A very well spent 6 and a must to visit in the Coromandel Gold was a major influence in the area and plays a unique part of NZ history Thames was the first area where gold was exploited in the Coromandel and had some exceptional rich Bonanzas one where the Bullion Gold and Silver was over 50 of the Quartz reef and one blast reputedly

  • On the hunt for illegal miners as a new gold rush hits New
    On the hunt for illegal miners as a new gold rush hits New

    Dec 27 2016 · With the price of gold recently fetching nearly NZ1800 £1000 an ounce Adams has been brought in by New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals to

  • History of gold Hauraki goldfield New Zealand
    History of gold Hauraki goldfield New Zealand

    new zealand gold mining history 2 In the 1830s a group of convicts ship deserters and whalers who had settled on Beesons Island near the entrance to Coromandel Harbour reported discovering gold but this and other reports about this time attracted little interest

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