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At each of New Zealand’s goldfield’s there were small dams and water races – channels that cut across contours bringing water from creeks to areas where gold was worked Sluicing The jets were aimed at gravel faces and helped to wash goldbearing gravels down through sluice boxes

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Gold and gold mining – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Gold and gold mining – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

How to cite this page Carl Walrond All images and media Te Ara the Encyclopedia of New Zealand httpengoldandgoldminingmedia

11 – Gold and gold mining – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New
11 – Gold and gold mining – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New

Jun 12 2006 · Underground mines were being planned in 2005 at Frasers near the Macraes Flat opencast mine in Otago and at Favona in Waihī At Frasers some 65 of the gold occurs in a 7metrethick ore band Once underground mining begins by 2010 this ore deposit is estimated to yield about 1700 kilograms per year

5 – Gold and gold mining – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand
5 – Gold and gold mining – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Jun 12 2006 · Waihī was the site of a large miners’ strike in 1912 – a bitter wrangle that lasted six months and resulted in New Zealand’s first death in an industrial dispute In the late 1960s the Tui mine at Te Aroha and the Ohinemuri gold and silver mine at Maratoto reopened They did not last

6 – Gold and gold mining – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand
6 – Gold and gold mining – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Jun 12 2006 · As time would tell the big deposits were in Otago the West Coast and on Coromandel Peninsula but gold was also found elsewhere in New Zealand Golden Bay and Nelson Golden Bay is not named for its sunshine but for its gold As early as 1853 traces were found in the Aorere valley and larger deposits were opened up in 1857

Coromandel Gold Rushes  Wikipedia
Coromandel Gold Rushes Wikipedia

Coromandel Gold Rushes Hence with these mines and gold dredges extracting gold from the Molyneaux River in Otago the gold production of New Zealand again exceeded half a million ounces in 1902 The Golden Cross Mine closed in 1920 but reopened from 1991 to 1998 The Martha Mine closed in 1952 but reopened in 1987 and is still operating

Gold Panning and Mines  Diamond Jewelry Commodity Chain
Gold Panning and Mines Diamond Jewelry Commodity Chain

The yield on this type of gold acquisition is rather small typically just gold flakes Sometimes a gold nugget might be found but this is rather rare This method is typically used to find gold veins that can be mined out Gold Mining Gold is typically mined from the earth using open pit mining or hard rock mining

Wakamarina Gold  New Zealand  Ngā Kōrero o Te Tau Ihu
Wakamarina Gold New Zealand Ngā Kōrero o Te Tau Ihu

The Wakamarina yielded 5000oz of gold in the first four to five weeks Gold was steadily recovered from the river claims mostly using sluice boxes However while miners continued to arrive during the winter many failed to secure claims some left disillusioned and floods drove others away 8

Mining  gold New Zealand historic heritage conservation
Mining gold New Zealand historic heritage conservation

The principal New Zealand goldfields were Coromandel NelsonMarlborough Central Otago and West Coast The two main types of gold mine were hard rock quartz mines and alluvial mining which included panning and cradling sluicing and dredging

Wakamarina Gold  New Zealand  Ngā Kōrero o Te Tau Ihu
Wakamarina Gold New Zealand Ngā Kōrero o Te Tau Ihu

The Wakamarina yielded 5000oz of gold in the first four to five weeks Gold was steadily recovered from the river claims mostly using sluice boxes However while miners continued to arrive during the winter many failed to secure claims some left disillusioned and floods drove others away 8

Coromandel Gold Rushes  Wikipedia
Coromandel Gold Rushes Wikipedia

Coromandel Gold Rushes Hence with these mines and gold dredges extracting gold from the Molyneaux River in Otago the gold production of New Zealand again exceeded half a million ounces in 1902 The Golden Cross Mine closed in 1920 but reopened from 1991 to 1998 The Martha Mine closed in 1952 but reopened in 1987 and is still operating

GoldDredges From Dunedin to Siberia  Global Dunedin
GoldDredges From Dunedin to Siberia Global Dunedin

Oct 19 2015 · Golddredging was a New Zealand phenomenon As early as 1863 during the alluvial gold boom miner Charles Nicholson had invented a spoon dredge to lift goldbearing gravel from the Molyneux now Clutha River and later formed the first dredging company to try albeit unsuccessfully to exploit the resource

First major gold rush in Otago  NZHistory New Zealand
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 mid1860s after which miners left in large numbers for the new West Coast goldfields

Gold Panning and Mines  Diamond Jewelry Commodity Chain
Gold Panning and Mines Diamond Jewelry Commodity Chain

The yield on this type of gold acquisition is rather small typically just gold flakes Sometimes a gold nugget might be found but this is rather rare This method is typically used to find gold veins that can be mined out Gold Mining Gold is typically mined from the earth using open pit mining or hard rock mining

Otago Gold Rush  Wikipedia
Otago Gold Rush Wikipedia

The Otago Gold Rush often called the Central Otago Gold Rush was a gold rush that occurred during the 1860s in Central Otago New Zealand This was the countrys biggest gold strike and led to a rapid influx of foreign miners to the area many of them veterans of other hunts for the precious metal in California and Victoria Australia

Canvastown  Wikipedia
Canvastown Wikipedia

History About 25000 ounces 710000 g of gold was recovered in 1864 The surface gold was worked out within two years and most of the miners moved to new gold discoveries on the West Coast Steam dredges continued to work the river into the 20th century

Politics of New Zealand  Wikipedia
Politics of New Zealand Wikipedia

The politics of New Zealand function within a framework of a unitary parliamentary representative Zealand is a constitutional monarchy in which a hereditary monarchsince 6 February 1952 Queen Elizabeth IIis the sovereign and head of state The New Zealand Parliament holds legislative power and consists of the Queen and the House of Representatives

Shotover River  Wikipedia
Shotover River Wikipedia

Shotover River The Shotover River is located in the Otago region of the South Island of New Zealand The name correctly suggests that this 75kilometre 47 mi long river is fast flowing with numerous rapids The river flows generally south from the Southern

Gold Rush New Zealand  Many Answers
Gold Rush New Zealand Many Answers

As more gold was discovered people came to New Zealand from all over the world looking to strike it rich This influx of settlers hoping to make their fortune had a big impact on New Zealands early economy General websites Te Ara The Encyclopedia of New Zealand Te Ara is an excellent starting point for all questions about New Zealand Aotearoa

West Coast Gold Rush  Wikipedia
West Coast Gold Rush Wikipedia

West Coast Gold Rush The West Coast Gold Rush on the West Coast of New Zealand from 1864 to 1867 populated the area which up till then had been visited by few Europeans Gold was found near the Taramakau River in 1864 by two Māori Ihaia Tainui and Haimona Taukau In 1865–66 gold was discovered at Okarito

Te Ara  The Encyclopedia of New Zealand  Home  Facebook
Te Ara The Encyclopedia of New Zealand Home Facebook

Te Ara The Encyclopedia of New Zealand November 4 at 203 PM · On this day 5 November 1881 around 1500 government troops and volunteers sacked Parihaka pā in Taranaki evicting over 1000 people destroying homes and arresting leaders Te Whiti

Links  New Zealand
Links New Zealand

This link is from Te Ara an encyclopedia about New Zealand and it tells us about various types of Gold mining in New Zealand like alluvialdredgingopencast and underground It also tells us about the environmental issues faced during the mining process likepolluted rivers and abandoned sites and thus movements started to protect such sites

Signposts  Te Ara The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Signposts Te Ara The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Jul 25 2013 · ‘Processes of attenuation of dissolved arsenic downstream from historic gold mine sites New Zealand’ Science of the Total Environment 405 pp 286–300 ‘Field quantification and characterization of extreme arsenic concentrations at a historic mine processing site Waiuta New Zealand

GoldDredges From Dunedin to Siberia  Global Dunedin
GoldDredges From Dunedin to Siberia Global Dunedin

Oct 19 2015 · Golddredging was a New Zealand phenomenon As early as 1863 during the alluvial gold boom miner Charles Nicholson had invented a spoon dredge to lift goldbearing gravel from the Molyneux now Clutha River and later formed the first dredging company to try albeit unsuccessfully to exploit the resource

7 – Sports reporting and commentating – Te Ara
7 – Sports reporting and commentating – Te Ara

The 1972 New Zealand rowing eight stand on the dais at the Munich Olympic Games after their goldmedalwinning final not seen live Dick Tayler jumps for joy after winning the 10000 metres track final at the 1974 Commonwealth Games in Christchurch Australian cricketer Trevor Chappell bowls underarm in the last ball of a oneday game against

First major gold rush in Otago  NZHistory New Zealand
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 mid1860s after which miners left in large numbers for the new West Coast goldfields

Te Ara  The Encyclopedia of New Zealand  Home  Facebook
Te Ara The Encyclopedia of New Zealand Home Facebook

Te Ara The Encyclopedia of New Zealand November 4 at 203 PM · On this day 5 November 1881 around 1500 government troops and volunteers sacked Parihaka pā in Taranaki evicting over 1000 people destroying homes and arresting leaders Te Whiti

New Zealanders  Wikipedia
New Zealanders Wikipedia

After a pause of 70 to 265 years a new wave of exploration led to the discovery and settlement of New Zealand in about AD 1250–1300 making New Zealand one of the most recently settled major landmasses Some researchers have suggested an earlier wave of arrivals dating to as early as AD 50–150 these people then either died out or left the islands

National parks of New Zealand  Wikipedia
National parks of New Zealand Wikipedia

National parks of New Zealand Tongariro National Park in particular is one of 27 World Heritage Sites that is of both cultural and natural significance while four of the South Island national parks form Te Wahipounamu another World Heritage Site A 14th national park Te Urewera National Park was disestablished in 2014

Politics of New Zealand  Wikipedia
Politics of New Zealand Wikipedia

The politics of New Zealand function within a framework of a unitary parliamentary representative Zealand is a constitutional monarchy in which a hereditary monarchsince 6 February 1952 Queen Elizabeth IIis the sovereign and head of state The New Zealand Parliament holds legislative power and consists of the Queen and the House of Representatives

Arrowtown  Wikipedia
Arrowtown Wikipedia

Arrowtown is a historic gold mining town in the Otago region of the South Island of New Zealand Arrowtown is located on the banks of the Arrow River approximately 75 km from State Highway 6 There is also road access directly to Queenstown via the Shotover Gorge and a

Kaitangata mining disaster  NZHistory New Zealand
Kaitangata mining disaster NZHistory New Zealand

Apparently the explosion was sparked when the mine manager’s brother carried a candle into a disused part of the mine filled with fire damp The accident led to the introduction of stricter controls on the mining industry – but it would not be New Zealand’s last

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