Story: Hauraki–Coromandel region

‘We can’t allow gold mining…’

‘We can’t allow gold mining…’

Some critics think too much upscale housing development of the kind sketched in this cartoon has ruined the laid-back, low-key spirit of Coromandel holiday places that is exemplified by the modest dwelling at left.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Cartoon by Guy Body

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel region - Population and society since 1910', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/cartoon/30496/we-cant-allow-gold-mining (accessed 28 February 2020)

Story by Paul Monin, updated 1 Apr 2016