Kōrero: Mining and underground resources

Waihī underground mine

Waihī underground mine

Ore is loaded into a transporter in an underground drive in the Golden Cross mine, near Waihī. In these workings extensive use was made of rock bolts – the small square features in the foreground and background – to avoid collapses of the rock face.

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Photograph by Eric Lens

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'Mining and underground resources - Mining regulation and education', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9250/waihi-underground-mine (accessed 23 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006