Kōrero: Gold and gold mining

Miners’ origins

Miners’ origins

Scottish, Irish and English miners made up roughly equal proportions on the Otago goldfields. On the West Coast, Irish miners were more numerous, making up one-third to one-half of all miners.

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Source: ‘Peopling project’, Ministry for Culture and Heritage

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Carl Walrond, 'Gold and gold mining - Miners', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/graph/8642/miners-origins (accessed 15 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006