Story: Hauraki–Coromandel region

Waihī gold-mining timeline

Click through this timeline to discover some of the major events of gold mining at Waihī, from the discovery of gold at Martha hill in 1878 to the reopening of the mine in 1987.

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel region - Gold mining', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/30411/waihi-gold-mining-timeline (accessed 18 November 2019)

Story by Paul Monin, updated 1 Apr 2016