Story: Otago places

Gabriels Gully, 1862 (1st of 2)

Gabriels Gully, 1862

In early 1862, only months after Gabriel Read found gold in the valley that came to bear his name, there were up to 14,000 miners on the goldfield. But by the end of that year many had moved inland to new finds on the Clutha.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago places - Tokomairiro and Tuapeka', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 June 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015