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  • New Zealand’s 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 argillite rocks in faulted areas called shear zones. On the Coromandel Peninsula gold

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  • Prospecting For Gold

    The New Zealand Government has made available to the public 16 areas in the South Island where no license is required to prospect for gold. As most gold ore mining falls outside of these areas, and the tools of gold ore mining required are generally motorized, a prospecting license will be required. Alluvial Gold Prospecting

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  • Prospecting and Mining for Gold in New Zealand

    2019-07-15· The history of gold mining in New Zealand can be traced back to ancient times when the indigenous Maori people first settled in the land. However, the most documented history starts in the late 19th century when European first settled in the country. The exploration and commercial mining of gold was first done by the European colonizers who occupied the country during the late 19th century and

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  • Gold Deposits of New Zealand Geology for Investors

    2013-12-13· 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. The company has an inferred resource of 205,000 ounces of gold at a grade of 6.9 g/t Au.

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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. Community. The forum for a large friendly community of people interested in gold fossicking, prospecting and metal detecting. Community » Locations. Public fossicking locations available for use by the public for free and private claims you can pay to

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  • Getting a Claim permit to prospect, explore or mine Gold

    Gold is classed as a “statutory mineral” under the Crown Minerals Act 1991. What this means is that no matter what the Crown owns all Gold in New Zealand and a permit is needed to prospect, explore or mine. To obtain a permit an application must be made.

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  • Mining jobs in New Zealand 530 vacancies Jora

    Mining jobs in New Zealand Filter. Back. What. Where. Back Refine Clear. Sort by Relevance Date Job type Any job type Full time Casual/Temporary Contract Permanent Part time Listed date Any time Last 24 hours Last 7 days Last 14 days Last 30 days. Distance. 25km. Salary estimate Any salary $30,000+ $50,000+ $70,000+ $90,000+ $110,000+ Refine search. Filter. Sort by. Relevance. Date. Job type

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  • Gold New Zealand Geographic

    By 1911, Martha was New Zealand’s biggest gold mine and the nearby miners’ town of Waihi, population 6500, the largest town in the region. Four decades later, Martha’s production, after the processing of nearly 11 million t of underground ore, totalled some 5 million oz (155 t) of gold and 35 million oz (1088 t) of silver. With the largest known hard-rock gold

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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 Zealand’s gold rush, in the mid to late 1800’s was after the big rush in California. So called Fossicking, IE, gold panning is allowed in many areas with special “fossicking” sites available for visitor’s to use free of charge. There are

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  • New Zealand: A mining region on the rise for ASX-listed

    2020-12-16· The Waihi gold mine is the richest gold mine in New Zealand and has a history that spans three centuries. Th Waihi Operation includes the Martha Underground mine which was approved for development in 2019. The mine extends the Waihi Operation's life of mine by at least another decade which assures the locals and the 350 employed staff and contractors that it's there to stay. "The gold,

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  • Prospecting and Mining for Gold in New Zealand

    2019-07-15· The history of gold mining in New Zealand can be traced back to ancient times when the indigenous Maori people first settled in the land. However, the most documented history starts in the late 19th century when European first settled in the country. The exploration and commercial mining of gold was first done by the European colonizers who occupied the country during the late 19th century and

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  • Macraes Gold Mine, Waitaki District, New Zealand

    Location of Macraes gold mine. Macraes gold mine is situated 2km east of Macraes township in the Waitaki District of Otago New Zealand. The mine site extends across 15,705ha and includes surface operation of 55 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa), underground mine of 1Mtpa, and a processing plant.

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  • How to find your fortune in New Zealand's hills of gold

    2017-01-12· Cox & Kings (020 3642 0861, coxandkings.co.uk) can arrange bespoke holidays in New Zealand’s South Island, including gold panning experiences. Packages cost from £1,645 per

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  • Getting a Claim permit to prospect, explore or mine Gold

    Gold is classed as a “statutory mineral” under the Crown Minerals Act 1991. What this means is that no matter what the Crown owns all Gold in New Zealand and a permit is needed to prospect, explore or mine. To obtain a permit an application must be made.

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  • Gold prospecting In the South Island New Zealand

    2017-02-28· Gold prospecting In the South Island New Zealand headed out for a two week adventure with my good mate Jahn to our favourite spot in the west coast of the So...

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  • Gold Mining In 19Th Century New Zealand

    Mining in New Zealand began when the Māori quarried rock such as argillite in times prior to European colonisation Mining by Europeans began in the latter half of the 19th century New Zealand has abundant resources of coal, silver, iron ore, limestone and gold It ranked 22 in the world in terms of iron ore production and 29th in gold production The total value of mineralproduction in New

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  • On the hunt for illegal miners as a new gold rush hits

    2016-12-27· With the price of gold recently fetching nearly NZ$1800 (£1000) an ounce, Adams has been brought in by New Zealand Petroleum and Minerals to

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