Kōrero: History of immigration

Miners on the railway pier, Melbourne

Miners on the railway pier, Melbourne

Men in Melbourne, Victoria, prepare to leave for the gold rushes in Otago in 1862. Many were young men (although there were some women), who had not been able to enter the capital-intensive Victorian gold industry.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PA5-0322

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'History of immigration - Miners', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/2111/miners-on-the-railway-pier-melbourne (accessed 30 March 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Aug 2015