Kōrero: Iron and steel

Ironsand beaches, western North Island

Ironsand beaches, western North Island

Dark-coloured sand rich in titanomagnetite is found on beaches on the west coast of the North Island between Whanganui and Auckland. The sand is mined at Taharoa and Waikato North Head.

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Fleur Templeton, 'Iron and steel - Iron – an abundant resource', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/5880/ironsand-beaches-western-north-island (accessed 21 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Fleur Templeton, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006