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  • Doug Hood Mining, open cast mining, civil engineering ...

    Doug Hood Mining, open cast mining, civil engineering ...

    Doug Hood Mining Ltd is a privately owned New Zealand company specialising in civil engineering earthworks, opencast mining, quarry development, and plant hire. With a comprehensive and well maintained fleet we provide contract civil, mining and quarrying services, and wet and dry plant hire.

  • Services | Rosco Contractors Ltd

    Services | Rosco Contractors Ltd

    Operating mines for mine owners and providing mining equipment is a core business. We operate mines in some of New Zealand’s most challenging topography and climatic conditions. Whether it’s coal, gold, industrial minerals or construction aggregates we have the resources: skilled people, a wide range of plant and the support services to ...

  • Where is the GOLD?? | Gold Panning NZ

    Where is the GOLD?? | Gold Panning NZ

    Yes you can just grab your GOLD pan and shovel head to the nearest fossicking site and start panning it’s that easy! Below is a list of all of the available public fossicking sites: Nelson-Marlborough and the West Coast:-Aorere river (2 sites) Collingwood Golden Bay-Lyell creek 35 km west of Murchison-New creek 5 km northwest of Rotoroa

  • Nettle Creek Tin Dredge | Environment, land and water ...

    Nettle Creek Tin Dredge | Environment, land and water ...

    Sep 22, 1995 The dredge is a good example of the adaptability of some items of mining equipment, in this case from dredging gold in New Zealand to tin in Far North Queensland. The site provides tangible evidence of the often mercurial nature of an industry susceptible to fluctuations in base metal prices. ... located on the west coast of the South Island ...

  • Victoria Forest Park: Places to go in the West Coast

    Victoria Forest Park: Places to go in the West Coast

    Reefton grew into a large town with corresponding growth in supply industries such as farming, timbermilling and coal-mining. Reefton had a telegraph link in 1872 and in 1888 was the first town in New Zealand to have electric lighting for its streets.

  • History of gold, Hauraki goldfield, New Zealand

    History of gold, Hauraki goldfield, New Zealand

    CHRONOLOGY OF EVENTS IN GOLD MINING 1852 Charles Ring discovers gold at Coromandel . 1856 Gold rush to Collingwood-Takaka . 1861 Gabriel Read discovers gold in Otago, followed by a gold rush . 1862 Gold rush to Marlborough . 1865 Gold rush to West Coast . 1866 Record gold production of 735,000 oz (over 22 tonnes) 1875 Gold rush to Waihi

  • The Old Ghost Road Cycle Trail | 100% Pure New Zealand

    The Old Ghost Road Cycle Trail | 100% Pure New Zealand

    The Old Ghost Road is New Zealand’s longest single-track and a must-do for experienced cyclists in search of the ultimate backcountry ride. The trail’s builders have resurrected an old gold miners’ route between the ghost town of Lyell in the Buller Gorge and Seddonville on the West Coast. It’s the ability to traverse such an awesome ...

  • A journey through the small and deserted ...

    A journey through the small and deserted ...

    Dec 04, 2020 Gold mining getaways conjure up images of Shantytown and Arrowtown but the South Island’s rugged West Coast has plenty of hidden gems, and precious metals, when it comes to free mining …

  • Buy, sale, rent, lease or partnership of gold mines ...

    Buy, sale, rent, lease or partnership of gold mines ...

    Aug 30, 2018 Gold Mining Claims for Sale. We are Gold Rush Expeditions. We survey, claim and sell gold mines in Idaho, Montana, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Nevada. We specialize in lode/hardrock mines! Visit our website and check out our inventory. GoldAndSilverMines.com. E-Mail: [email protected] Mining claims and properties for sale ...

  • Ministry shuts down West Coast gold mining venture | Star …

    Ministry shuts down West Coast gold mining venture | Star …

    Jul 13, 2021 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has shut down a West Coast gold mining exploration venture that was injecting $500,000 a year into the local economy. According to Peter Morrison, who owns farms in Canterbury and on the West Coast, the venture had the potential to create 12 well-paid jobs.

  • Top Experiences on the West Coast | West Coast, New Zealand

    Top Experiences on the West Coast | West Coast, New Zealand

    Discover the rugged natural beauty, unique experiences and gold mining history of the West Coast. Check out the top 10 experiences on the West Coast. 1. Glacier Country – Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers. Heli-Hiking on the West Coast glaciers, New Zealand. By everythingnewzealand.com.

  • Prospecting and Mining for Gold in New Zealand ...

    Prospecting and Mining for Gold in New Zealand ...

    Feb 17, 2016 The mine is located about 7km southeast of the historical gold mining town of Reefton on the west coast of the south island of New Zealand. The operation at the mine started in 2007 and is run by OceanaGold in conjunction with the New Zealand Department of Conservation.

  • Waiuta: West Coast ghost town and gold mine

    Waiuta: West Coast ghost town and gold mine

    Sep 13, 2020 On New Zealand's West Coast, historic mining sites are a dime a But the sign off State Highway 7 — indicating the turnoff to a historic gold town — …

  • Reefton – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

    Reefton – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

    Gold mining. Alluvial gold had been discovered in the Īnangahua valley in 1866, but returns were consistently lower than in the Kumara–Hokitika area to the south. The first gold-bearing quartz reefs near Reefton were discovered in 1870, and gold was extracted by 1872.

  • Heritage tourism on the West Coast of New Zealand ...

    Heritage tourism on the West Coast of New Zealand ...

    May 01, 1996 This study provides a systematic, empirical exploration of eight heritage sites on the West Coast of New Zealand, notably those associated with gold and coal mining. Data on each site collected through a visitor survey, structured interviews, field visits and the examination of documentation were analysed through element-by-element comparison ...

  • Geofabrics

    Geofabrics

    Geofabrics’ team is the most experienced geosynthetic waste and containment team in Australasia. We work with our clients to develop lining systems which are backed by years of research and are designed to exceed regulatory guidelines, protecting the environment through the control of hazardous leachates and liquors from waste and containment ...

  • Paydirt Home

    Paydirt Home

    Information, maps and active community for people prospecting & fossicking for gold in New Zealand. Community. The forum for a large friendly community of people interested in gold fossicking, prospecting and metal detecting. ... Local suppliers of gold prospecting equipment, metal detectors and gold mining permit related services.

  • Our Projects | Siren Gold

    Our Projects | Siren Gold

    The Reefton Goldfield is located on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The Goldfield discovered in 1866 is acknowledged as once forming part of the huge Victorian Goldfield in Australia with the region having geological similarities to the 4.5m ounce Fosterville Gold Mine in Victoria owned by Kirkland Lake Gold.

  • 13 intriguing museums to visit around New Zealand this ...

    13 intriguing museums to visit around New Zealand this ...

    6. Shantytown, West Coast. Visit Shantytown to delve into the West Coast’s frontier heritage. Set up as a village-style museum, Shantytown transports you to the early gold-mining days of the region. Take a gentle stroll through the bush to a gold-panning sluice set in a clearing amongst the trees.

  • New Zealand’s Chinese gold

    New Zealand’s Chinese gold

    There are a couple of other gold mining attractions have Chinese components. Shantytown is located on the West Coast. It is a replica of old gold mining town. It has a small Chinatown, which includes 4 buildings and a vegetable garden. This is the only site on the West Coast …

  • Ministry shuts down West Coast gold mining exploration ...

    Ministry shuts down West Coast gold mining exploration ...

    Jul 12, 2021 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has shut down a West Coast gold mining exploration venture that was injecting $500,000 a year into the local economy. Farmland owner Peter Morrison has invested about $2 million in 2020 looking for gold on a 500ha block he owns near Inangahua Junction.

  • Where you find it – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

    Where you find it – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

    In New Zealand, Otago and West Coast gold is purer (93–98% gold, with 2–7% silver or silver plus mercury), while on the Coromandel Peninsula it occurs as the gold–silver alloy electrum (typically 65% gold and 35% silver in the Martha mine at Waihī) along with separate sulfide minerals.

  • Where you find it – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

    Where you find it – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

    In New Zealand, Otago and West Coast gold is purer (93–98% gold, with 2–7% silver or silver plus mercury), while on the Coromandel Peninsula it occurs as the gold–silver alloy electrum (typically 65% gold and 35% silver in the Martha mine at Waihī) along with separate sulfide minerals.

  • Public Gold Fossicking Areas

    Public Gold Fossicking Areas

    Alluvial gold is present within all these gold fossicking areas, although the concentrations are often low. All these areas are suitable for gold panning and sluice boxing, mining being restricted to hand-held non-motorised methods within the active stream bed. Nelson-Marlborough and the West Coast