Story: Hauraki–Coromandel places

Waihī mining: opencast mine (1st of 4)

The opencast Martha mine is not visible at ground level – it can only be seen by climbing up a bank to a perimeter fence or from above. Nevertheless, it dominates Waihī, as can be seen in this aerial view.

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel places - Waihī and surrounds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/30680/waihi-mining-opencast-mine (accessed 18 October 2019)

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