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Humphrey's Gully Gold Mine, Blue Spur Range West Coast

After mining declined Humphreys became more important as a farming area. The hotel and post office telegraph agency were near the mouth of Humphreys Gully which was an important mining area. However between Humpheys Gully settlement and the intersection with the Old Christchurch Road where the Blue Spur Road crossed the Arahura River the

Humprey's Gully, sluicing. West Coast New Zealand History

Description Humphrey's Gully sluicing. Glenn Johnston Quite a few Humphreys Gully sluicing photos seem to have survived compared to some of the other goldfields. It is on the south bank of the Arahura River. The Humphreys Gully Range is east of the Blue Spur Range which the terraces inland from Hokitika airport run up to.

12 mile long water race at Humphreys . West Coast New

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Humphreys Gully. West Coast New Zealand History

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Damage inflicted at gold-mining site could reach $500k

Aug 23, 2019 Vandals caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage to heavy machinery at a gold-mining site at Humphries Gully, in the Arahura Valley, on the West Coast. PHOTOS: SUPPLIED/GREYMOUTH STAR The vandalism on Tuesday night comes two months after six other gold claims in the Stafford-Goldsborough area were targeted by thieves, who also

Destination Guide: Humphreys (West Coast, Westland

Humphreys in Westland District (West Coast) is a town in New Zealand about 213 mi (or 342 km) south-west of Wellington, the country's capital city. Current time in Humphreys is now 03:23 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 9 airports near Humphreys, of which one is a larger airport.

Papers Past Newspapers West Coast Times 22 April

HUMPHREY'S GULLY WATERRACE AND GOLD MINING COM. PANY. The prospects of this company are greatly improved of late, and the utmost confidence ia expressed in its ultimate success. It is reported that the directors have disposed of the balance of the shares, 7000, reserved at the first allotment, at a considerable premium. In consequence, there has been a great demand for shares iluring the past

A journey through the small and deserted mining towns of

Gold mining getaways conjure up images of Shantytown and Arrowtown but the South Island’s rugged West Coast has plenty of hidden gems, and precious metals, when it comes to free mining town

Welcome to RECOLLECT West Coast New Zealand History

Welcome to "West Coast NZ History". Help keep West Coast Recollect alive! Former mayor Tony Kokshoorn has exclusively gifted us a digitised copy of his historical book. All donations of $25 or over will receive a digital copy. Visit our Givealittle page to make a donation, please include your email address.

Papers Past Newspapers West Coast Times 21 October

NEW ALLUVIAL COUNTRY AT HUMPHREY'S GULLY, ARAHURA. ENGINEER'S" REPORT. The following is the report of Mr Brentnall, submitted to the Hokitika Harbor Board, on his recent explorations of Humphreys and Greeks Gullies, Macdonalds Creek, &c.:— In obedience to instructions received from the Promoters, I proceeded last Monday up the Arahura River to the head of the Original Caledonian

A journey through the small and deserted mining towns of

Gold mining getaways conjure up images of Shantytown and Arrowtown but the South Island’s rugged West Coast has plenty of hidden gems, and precious metals, when it comes to free mining town

Destination Guide: Humphreys (West Coast, Westland

Humphreys in Westland District (West Coast) is a town in New Zealand about 213 mi (or 342 km) south-west of Wellington, the country's capital city. Current time in Humphreys is now 03:23 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 9 airports near Humphreys, of which one is a larger airport.

Papers Past Newspapers West Coast Times 22 April

HUMPHREY'S GULLY WATERRACE AND GOLD MINING COM. PANY. The prospects of this company are greatly improved of late, and the utmost confidence ia expressed in its ultimate success. It is reported that the directors have disposed of the balance of the shares, 7000, reserved at the first allotment, at a considerable premium. In consequence, there has been a great demand for shares iluring the past

Thirteen plots of former gold-miner land go up for sale on

There's mystery over who is eyeing up abandoned land in a former West Coast mining town. Your playlist will load after this ad Several plots of land in the small town of Charleston have gone up

Humphreys Gully / Humphreys Gully, Westland, New Zealand

The timezone in Humphreys Gully is Pacific/Tarawa Morning Sunrise at 08:00 and Evening Sunset at 17:23. It's Dark Rough GPS position Latitude. -42.7383°, Longitude. 171.1101°

New mining venture a reality for West Coast Beehive.govt.nz

The Barton New Zealand Limited (BNZL) mine has support throughout the region, including councils and iwi, and is backed by American firm Barton Mines, which has 140 years’ experience in garnet mining. “West Coasters know a thing or two about mining and this project will make the most of the range of mining skills and infrastructure that

Mining On The West Coast RNZ RNZ NZ News, Current

Feb 04, 2020 Tonight's after dinner speaker is Patrick Phelps who was for a while our Overseas Correspondent from China. He's back in Aotearoa and back on the West Coast working for Minerals West Coast, a charitable trust that advocates for the region's mining industry. Tonight he takes a look at the history of mining on the West Coast.

West Coast the ghost town capital of New Zealand Stuff

Aug 13, 2016 According to David McGill's Ghost Towns of New Zealand, there are about 70 ghost towns on the West Coast. Left abandoned after the disappearance of sawmills and

Papers Past Newspapers West Coast Times 21 October

NEW ALLUVIAL COUNTRY AT HUMPHREY'S GULLY, ARAHURA. ENGINEER'S" REPORT. The following is the report of Mr Brentnall, submitted to the Hokitika Harbor Board, on his recent explorations of Humphreys and Greeks Gullies, Macdonalds Creek, &c.:— In obedience to instructions received from the Promoters, I proceeded last Monday up the Arahura River to the head of the Original Caledonian

Ironsand KASM Kiwis against Seabed Mining

Geology The North Island’s west coast is a unique marine ecosystem, with a shoreline of distinctive purple and black sand. The black matter is Titanomagnetite. It features a (so far unrecoverable) titanium component, along with an iron component. As well as being present on the shoreline, sand dune

Crown loans $10m to US company for garnet mining Stuff.co.nz

READ MORE: * Mining is a regional business gem * Ardern has 'the benefit of the doubt' over oil * West Coast miners way of life is under threat The loan is dependant on the company gaining

New mining venture a reality for West Coast Scoop News

Nov 29, 2018 New mining venture a reality for West Coast. EMBARGOED UNTIL 1PM. The Government is backing a new venture to mine garnet on the West Coast with a $10 million loan from the Provincial Growth Fund

On the hunt for illegal miners as a new gold rush hits New

Dec 27, 2016 Dean McNamara runs the popular website mineforgold.co.nz and is the great-grandson of a gold miner who died in a west coast gold mine. He caught the

Millerton, New Zealand Wikipedia

Millerton is a small settlement in the northwestern South Island of New Zealand in the West Coast region.It is in the Papahaua Ranges, around 33 kilometres by road north of Westport, via SH67 from Westport to Karamea.. The history of Millerton bears some resemblance to that of Denniston, being a town that lived from and for the coal that was mined in the Ranges.

Humphreys Gully / Humphreys Gully, Westland, New Zealand

The timezone in Humphreys Gully is Pacific/Tarawa Morning Sunrise at 08:00 and Evening Sunset at 17:23. It's Dark Rough GPS position Latitude. -42.7383°, Longitude. 171.1101°

New mining venture a reality for West Coast Beehive.govt.nz

The Barton New Zealand Limited (BNZL) mine has support throughout the region, including councils and iwi, and is backed by American firm Barton Mines, which has 140 years’ experience in garnet mining. “West Coasters know a thing or two about mining and this project will make the most of the range of mining skills and infrastructure that

On the hunt for illegal miners as a new gold rush hits New

Dec 27, 2016 Dean McNamara runs the popular website mineforgold.co.nz and is the great-grandson of a gold miner who died in a west coast gold mine. He caught the

West Coast the ghost town capital of New Zealand Stuff

Aug 13, 2016 According to David McGill's Ghost Towns of New Zealand, there are about 70 ghost towns on the West Coast. Left abandoned after the disappearance of sawmills and

Ironsand KASM Kiwis against Seabed Mining

Geology The North Island’s west coast is a unique marine ecosystem, with a shoreline of distinctive purple and black sand. The black matter is Titanomagnetite. It features a (so far unrecoverable) titanium component, along with an iron component. As well as being present on the shoreline, sand dune

NZ's worst mining accidents NZ Herald

According to a West Coast historian Brian Wood, who has written several books on mining, most of the nation's serious accidents have occurred in coal mines, which are different to hard-rock mines.

Crown loans $10m to US company for garnet mining Stuff.co.nz

READ MORE: * Mining is a regional business gem * Ardern has 'the benefit of the doubt' over oil * West Coast miners way of life is under threat The loan is dependant on the company gaining

New mining venture a reality for West Coast Scoop News

Nov 29, 2018 New mining venture a reality for West Coast. EMBARGOED UNTIL 1PM. The Government is backing a new venture to mine garnet on the West Coast with a $10 million loan from the Provincial Growth Fund

Pike River Mine disaster Wikipedia

The Pike River Mine disaster was a coal mining accident that began on 19 November 2010 in the Pike River Mine, 46 km (29 mi) northeast of Greymouth, in the West Coast region of New Zealand's South Island following a methane explosion at approximately 3:44 pm (NZDT, UTC+13.The accident resulted in the deaths of 29 miners whose remains have never been recovered.

Reefton West Coast, New Zealand

The Town of Light. The small town of Reefton is a place for everyone to enjoy be it for a day or two, a week or a place to call home. Reefton, the West Coast's only inland town located among the spectacular Paparoa and Victoria ranges on the Lewis Pass road near Victoria Conservation Park (New Zealand's largest), is well worth a stop.. Now a curious mix of old and new, it's still a preserve

Gold mine to reopen near Reefton with the Stuff.co.nz

Dec 13, 2019 The old gold mining town of Waiuta on the West Coast. The tunnel and underground drilling would cost about $50m. The company was "working on other funding sources", which it

Denniston area: Places to visit in the West Coast

Other significant native species include the great-spotted kiwi (roroa), that can be heard calling at night. Weka, kea, New Zealand pipit, South Island rifleman and South Island fernbirds can be seen during the daytime. West Coast green gecko, forest gecko and speckled skink are normally out of sight but roam around the area. Conservation

West Coast economy boosted by miners Stuff.co.nz

Apr 30, 2020 Development West Coast was offering a $250 rebate to help West Coast businesses with delivery costs. He said a new website NowOpen.co.nz had been developed to help West

Mining Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

During a dredging boom in the early 1900s there were 40–50 dredges on the West Coast, but these had largely disappeared by the First World War. Larger electric dredges were developed in the 1920s and 1930s, often with overseas capital. Coal mining. The West Coast is the only part of New Zealand where high-quality bituminous coal is found.