Gold fossicking and pounamu New Zealand Petroleum and

Gold mining normally requires a permit from NZPM, however 19 areas in historic South Island gold mining regions have been set aside in Nelson Marlborough, the West Coast and South and Central Otago where you can freely enjoy recreational gold mining without the need for a permit.

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Guides New Zealand, S Island Gold Mining Dave'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 Zealands gold rush, in the mid to late 1800s was after the big rush in California.

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Search for Mines, Properties, Mineral Leases, Claims and

Tasman, New Zealand Gold (Au) Advanced Exploration Sold JORC CIM Resource of 770,000 ounces Au. Under new Foreign Investment laws Zimbabwe permits 100% foreign ownership of AU projects. Added 09/02/2018, Gold Mines for Sale. Base Metals Mines for Sale. Copper, Lead, Zinc Mines

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Mining in New Zealand

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.

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New Zealands 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 river gravels which have weathered from schist. On the West Coast and at Golden Bay, gold is found in older Paleozoic greywacke and

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Mining Waihi Gold

Waihi Gold operates both the Martha Mine open pit and the Correnso underground mines in Waihi. We also undertake exploration activities in other areas. With a population of about 4,700 people, the town of Waihi is situated on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand.

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Operating coal mine production figures New Zealand

As at May 2016 there are 17 producing coal mines in New Zealand

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Gold New Zealand Geographic

The major New Zealand gold rushes, on a par with those in North America and Australia, put the country on the world map, making it a promised land where instant

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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 163;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

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Otago Gold Rush

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 country's 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.

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Queenstown man selling Central Otago gold mine claim for

A map of a gold mine claim up for sale in the Nevis Valley, Central Otago. Thomas has mined other claims on the West Coast and in the Nevis but, reluctantly, just doesn't have time for it anymore.

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Gold mining in The Coromandel New Zealand

The Stamper Battery, was powered by New Zealand's biggest working water wheel and was the first diesel powered gold processing plant in New Zealand. Kuaotunu The Try Fluke and Kapa Vermont mines were opened up and the Kapai Vermont Battery was established.

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Mining gold New Zealand historic heritage conservation

By visiting DOC managed gold mining history sites you can learn about New Zealand's gold mining history that began with the Coromandel rush of 1852. This theme brings together a group of gold mining sites that began with the small Coromandel rush of 1852, followed by another small rush in 1857 at Aorere in Golden Bay.

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Goldfields NZHistory, New Zealand history online

New Zealand's heaviest gold nugget discovered. New Zealands 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.

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Waihi Gold OceanaGold Waihi Operation

Waihi Gold operates the Martha open pit and Correnso underground gold mines in Waihi New Zealand and is actively exploring in the region.

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PayDirt Home New Zealand Gold Prospecting Fossicking

New Zealand Gold Prospecting Fossicking. Information, maps and active community for people prospecting fossicking for gold in New Zealand.

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Queenstown man selling Central Otago gold mine claim for

Claims not owned by major companies are pretty rare in New Zealand and so are traditional mining methods, Thomas says. Facebook A map of a gold mine

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Mining, Resources Energy Jobs in All New Zealand SEEK

Find your ideal job at SEEK with 107 jobs found for Mining, Resources Energy in All New Zealand. View all our vacancies now with new jobs added daily Mining, Resources Energy Jobs in All New Zealand. Skip to content. Try the SEEK app to find your dream job faster.

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Gold Deposits of New Zealand Geology for Investors

New Talisman Gold Mines Limited, a New Zealand company, plans to recommence underground mining operations from Level 8, in the not too distant future. As most of the mine is under Department of Conservation land, the company will be operating under strict environmental regulations.

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Mining Map New Zealand

MARCRAES MINE New Zealands largest gold mine is the Macraes mine located north of Dunedin in the Otago region of the South Island which has been in production since 1990. This operation consists of two mines, the Macraes open pit mine, and the Frasers underground mine. In 2012 alone, these mines produced over 160,000 ounces of gold.

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Wentworth Valley walks The Coromandel, New Zealand

Wentworth Valley walks Take a walk through native forest to a picturesque waterfall and abandoned gold mines. South of Whangamata, a road leads up the rural Wentworth Valley to a quiet Department of Conservation camping ground.

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Gold Mining Central Otago, NZ Central Otago, New Zealand

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

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Gold and gold mining Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

The first recorded discovery of gold in New Zealand was by Charles Ring, a Tasmanian who found a small amount at Driving Creek near the town of Coromandel in 1852. Some years later there were more discoveries around Golden Bay and Marlborough, Otago and on the West Coast.

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Gold New Zealand Geographic

In New Zealand, gold was first discovered in the 1830s by whalers, convicts and ship deserters living on Beesons Island (now Whanganui Island), near the entrance to Coromandel Harbour, but it was the 1856 finds in Aorere Valley, Golden Bay, that sparked the first big rush.

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New Zealand Gold Mine MineListings

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 Zealands most prolific gold producing areas.

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NEW ZEALAND Mining News and Commentary MINING

Newmont Mining (NYSENEM) has sold its only mine in New Zealand, the Waihi gold mine, to OceanaGold (TSX, ASXOGC), the companies announced last Thursday.

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Otago Gold Rush

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 country's 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 .

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Gold, Coal and Mining Tours New Zealand, Gold Mine Tours

Gold, coal and mining tours give you the chance to experience the heritage and history of mining in New Zealand, while also enjoying some of the scenery the country is famous for. Some mine tours even visit gold and coal mines that are still operational.

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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 Zealand Prospecting for gold is growing in popularity by the year, but amateurs looking for a quick fortune can damage the environment

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