In the 1870s and 1880s, prospectors looked for gold – in the veins of quartz in the greywacke rocks at Cape Terawhiti. However, very little gold was found. This is the entrance to the Golden Crown gold mine in 1881.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, E. R. Williams Collection
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Photograph by William Williams
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