Kōrero: Coal and coal mining

Maramarua mine

Maramarua mine

This is the Kōpako sub-bituminous mine at Maramarua, 70 kilometres south of Auckland. In the 2000s most coal mining was opencast and large-scale.

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GNS Science
Reference: CN3183/8
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

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/photograph/7441/maramarua-mine (accessed 26 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