Gold discoveries in New Zealand.

by Archie Bruce Ryan

Publisher: A.H. & A.W. Reed in Wellington

Written in English
Published: Pages: 48 Downloads: 159
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  • New Zealand.


  • Gold mines and mining -- New Zealand.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

StatementIllus. by L.G. McCullough.
LC ClassificationsTN428.N7 R9
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p.
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5836022M
LC Control Number61037699

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The Australian gold-rush was on. Other discoveries in Victoria, and the biggest of all in September, at Ballarat, New South Wales, not far from Melbourne, and then again later Van Diemen’s Land, provided more stimuli to the economies of the New Zealand colonies and Maori businesses than the goldfields of North America. Australia's incredible gold rushes of the mid- to lates produced tremendous wealth and ensured the financial survival of the struggling Australian colonies. They also tripled the country's small population, were the last nail in the coffin for convict transportation, subverted the hierarchical British class system, laid the foundations of the Australian egalitarian ethos, and 5/5(1). Nolan, T. The New Zealand Gold Fossicker’s Handbook. Reed, Wellington. Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Long-term management of the environmental effects of tailings dams. Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Wellington. Ryan, A.B. Gold Discoveries in New Zealand. Reed, Wellington. The first discoveries of payable gold were at Ophir in New South Wales and then at Ballarat and Bendigo Creek in Victoria. In , gold-seekers from around the world began pouring into the colonies, changing the course of Australian history. The gold rushes greatly expanded Australia’s population, boosted its economy, and led to the.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Loughnan, R.A. First gold discoveries in New Zealand. Wellington, N.Z., (OCoLC) The gold lies in the gravel of river beds and can be sifted by hand using a pan, sluiced, dredged, or dug up with machines.

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The First Gold Discoveries in New Zealand by R A Loughnan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Otago Gold Rush (often called the Central Otago Gold Rush) was a gold rush that occurred during the s in Central Otago, New 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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The many thousands of books in our. Gold mining had declined by the s, and from the s it was a very small industry. The rise of gold prices in the late s brought about a revival, with new technology allowing opencast pits to be dug in Otago and on the Coromandel Peninsula in the s and s.

() New Zealand Gold Mining History Overview. First Gold Discoveries in New Zealand by R.A. Loughan. Published inReprinted from the New Zealand Mines Records, pp. Information about the: Coromandel Goldfield Nelson Goldfield Westland Goldfield, Buller and Grey Otago Goldfield Westland Goldfield, Grey, Hokitika, and South Marlborough Goldfield.

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And in the case of the history of the discovery of gold in Victoria in the preceding decade, the research. History of the early gold discoveries in Otago.

Dunedin, N.Z: Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Company. MLA Citation. Pyke, Vincent. History of the early gold discoveries in Otago / by Vincent Pyke Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Company Dunedin, N.Z Australian/Harvard Citation.

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Gold, however, was found more or less m all parts of the world. In reviewing the history of gold discoveries, the rev. gentleman reminded his hearers that the first book that spoke of it was the Bible. "The land of Havillah, where there is gold.". There have been a huge number of gold discoveries in Australia over the years.

This publication is a collection of original newspaper articles documenting a number of these gold finds. Majority of the articles give an indication of the locality of the gold finds.

It is an interesting insight into the history of gold prospecting in Australia. History of the early gold discoveries in Otago / by Vincent Pyke Otago Daily Times and Witness Newspapers Company Dunedin, N.Z Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

WBO Student Loading. History of the Early Gold Discoveries in Otago, by Vincent Pyke, M.H.R. Late Warden and Otago Goldfields Secretary, first publishedd in pp ISBN A good insight into the early days of the Otago Goldfields.

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