Story: Bay of Plenty region

Appointing a clerk of the warden’s court

Appointing a clerk of the warden’s court

After some modest gold finds near Te Puke, a warden for the ‘Tauranga goldfields’ was appointed on the first day of 1897. But a geological report a year later noted that while the reefs might interest a student of geology, they held little attraction for a miner.

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Reference: New Zealand Gazette 11, 28 January 1897

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Settlers struggle: 1870 to 1900', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016