Story: European exploration

Red Hills Range

The worst part of gold seeker Alphonse Barrington’s ordeal came when he was separated from his companions in the wild country of the Red Hills Range, just west of the Olivines. This extract from a television reconstruction of his journey shows the type of country he stumbled through.

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Jock Phillips, 'European exploration - The lure of gold', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007