Kōrero: History of immigration

Gabriel’s Gully (1 o 2)

Gabriel’s Gully

In May 1861 Gabriel Read found gold in Otago, and by early the following year (when this photo was taken), there were perhaps 14,000 miners on the field. Many were locals, but they were joined by numbers from Australia, and eventually from England, Scotland and Ireland.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 1/2-096648; F
Photograph by Harry G. Gore

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/photograph/2108/gabriels-gully (accessed 7 April 2020)

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