Kōrero: Stewart Island/Rakiura

Tin mining: tunnel (1 o 3)

Tin mining: tunnel

This tunnel is a remnant from the tin mining that was first attempted on the Tin Range behind Port Pegasus/Pikihatiti in the 1880s. It continued intermittently until the 1930s.

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Photograph by Carl Walrond

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Stewart Island/Rakiura - History and society since the 1850s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/37635/tin-mining-tunnel (accessed 21 May 2019)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 13 May 2015