Story: Otago region

OceanaGold mine

OceanaGold mine

Melbourne-based OceanaGold operates a gold mine at Macraes Flat, west of Palmerston. Barely visible from public roads, from the air the opencast mine workings are a dominant feature of the inland East Otago landscape.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Industry and development since 1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 October 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015