Story: Marlborough region

Gold mining claim

Gold mining claim

Miners and visitors pose with a new water wheel at the Never Surrender claim at Cullensville, Māhakipawa, around 1890. Cullensville was the site of a gold rush in 1888.

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Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection
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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough region - Extractive industries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 July 2022)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Nov 2016