Story: Stewart Island/Rakiura

Tin mining: tunnel (1st of 3)

Tin mining: tunnel

This tunnel is a remnant from the tin mining that was first attempted on the Tin Range behind Port Pegasus/Pikihatiti in the 1880s. It continued intermittently until the 1930s.

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Carl Walrond, 'Stewart Island/Rakiura - History and society since the 1850s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 August 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 1 May 2015