Kōrero: Coal and coal mining

Annual coal production by region, 1978–2004 (1 o 2)

Annual coal production by region, 1978–2004

As this graph shows, much of the growth in coal production in the 15 years from 1989 was on the West Coast. In the early 1990s, production in that area was less than 1 million tonnes, but by 2004 it was over 2.5 million tonnes, and the area was producing more than the Waikato fields. Waikato production increased after 2000, while the Otago and Southland fields showed little growth.

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Source: Annual Parliamentary reports: Mines Department; Ministry of Energy; and Crown Minerals, Ministry of Economic Development.

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Alan Sherwood and Jock Phillips, 'Coal and coal mining - The late 20th and early 21st centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/graph/7440/annual-coal-production-by-region-1978-2004 (accessed 20 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Alan Sherwood and Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 14 Apr 2021, updated 1 Sep 2016