Gold has been mined here since the 1800s and can still be found in the sand on the beach and in the hills around Orepuki T he weather on average is cool and windy, and Orepuki is exposed to the weather coming from across the sea, but also sees its share of fine weather...

Mining in Waihi has a history that spans three centuries after gold was first discovered in the 1800s Our Waihi Operation in the North Island of New Zealand is an underground and open pit operation In early 2019 OceanaGold received consent to develop the Martha Underground This project extends the life of the Waihi mine ,...

19-07-2020 0183 32 Miners came over from the Otago Gold Rush, which had started earlier in the decade, and from Victoria in Australia, where a gold rush of their own was coming to an end Hokitika, New Zealand ....

31-07-2020 0183 32 About two hours outside of Auckland, Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway in Karangahake, New Zealand, used to be a gold mine in the late 1800s through the early 1900s Today, it s an eerie hiking spot complete with rusty mining equipment, pitch-black tunnels, and abandoned train tracks to nowhere Take a look inside this abandoned gold mine on ....

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...

10-08-2017 0183 32 No, the only two applications to mine the seabed in New Zealand have been declined by the Environmental Protection Authority Trans Tasman Resources application to mine in South Taranaki was....

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 rush...

You can fossick for gold in specific areas in the South Island only There are 19 areas in the South Island that have been set aside for gold fossicking and gold panning in Nelson-Marlborough, the West Coast and South and Central Otago These areas are open for recreational gold fossicking without the need for a permit...

Gold and silver tend to occur together in native form and have been mined from quartz lodes in Coromandel, northwest Nelson, Westland and Otago Rich deposits of gold were also found in river terrace gravels and beach sands in the South Island, and were the basis of ,...

Prospecting and Mining for Gold in New Zealand...

The management of tailings and the structural integrity of our tailings storage facilities are critical to community safety and environmental protection Our tailings storage facilities TSFs are engineered structures designed and constructed to hold mineral waste tailings from our processing faciliti We design, construct and manage TSFs in compliance with all host ,...