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Waihi-Waikino Gold Tramway Wikipedia

The Waihi-Waikino Gold Tramway (also known locally as The Rake) was a narrow-gauge railway which ran between gold mines at Waihi and the Victoria Battery at Waikino.Owned by the Waihi Gold Mining Company, it operated from 1897 to 1952. It was the only private railway in New Zealand

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The TranzAlpine train New Zealand's most scenic train ride

Otira was a railway town, running the railway that kept the coal flowing from the west coast coalfields to Christchurch and the rest of New Zealand. The train now follows a deep valley containing a

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Seddonville New Zealand History NZHistory, New Zealand

For visitors to Seddonville today, the main physical traces of the area's mining history are the Chasm Creek and Charming Creek walkways, both of which follow abandoned railway lines. These routes, driven through rugged country in the late 19th century, are

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Rail transport in New Zealand Wikipedia

Rail transport in New Zealand is an integral part of New Zealand's transport network, with a nationwide network of 4,128 km (2,565 mi) of track linking most major cities in the North and South Islands, connected by inter-island rail and road ferries.Rail transport in New Zealand has a particular focus on bulk freight exports and imports, with 19 million net tonnes moved by rail annually, with

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Northland rail rejuvenation KiwiRail

Northport is one of the few ports in New Zealand that is not rail connected, so is unable to share the benefits rail brings to other major ports including Ports of Auckland and Port of Tauranga. KiwiRail has held the designation and consents for the construction, operation and maintenance of a rail link from Oakleigh to Marsden Point since

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Mining general: New Zealand historic heritage topics

However, relative to gold and coal mining, New Zealand has not had an abundance of other precious mineral mining. Quarrying has been an important but unsung activity, providing metal for roads, ballast for railways, stone for building, clay for bricks and ceramics, fill for

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Waikino Wikipedia

History. Gold mining around Waikino has a history dating back to early colonisation of New Zealand. Waikino was the focal point of gold mining in the Waikato-Bay of Plenty district with the 1897 construction of the Victoria Battery on the edge of what was a busy town supporting the extensive local mining industry. Waikino's Victoria Battery processed ore from the large Martha Mine in Waihi.

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Historic New Zealand: towns that used to thrive, then

Many towns in rural New Zealand were originally set up for mining, and not much else. But once World War I and World War II hit, the vast majority of the miners left New Zealand to fight for the

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The TranzAlpine train New Zealand's most scenic train ride

Otira was a railway town, running the railway that kept the coal flowing from the west coast coalfields to Christchurch and the rest of New Zealand. The train now follows a deep valley containing a

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Category:Mining railways in New Zealand Wikipedia

Pages in category "Mining railways in New Zealand" The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

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City Rail Link mining continues at Karangahape Station

New Zealand City Rail Link mining continues at Karangahape Station site. 30 Sep, City Rail Link: Work begins on biggest railway station in New Zealand NZ Herald; Watch: Bird's-eye view of

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The Denniston incline Coal and coal mining Te Ara

This film from the National Film Unit shows the Denniston incline cable railway in action in 1967, just before it closed down. North of Brunner on the plateau at Denniston, 600 metres above sea level, there were high-quality coal deposits, and mining these was made possible by the construction of the incline in 1879.

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Mining general: New Zealand historic heritage topics

However, relative to gold and coal mining, New Zealand has not had an abundance of other precious mineral mining. Quarrying has been an important but unsung activity, providing metal for roads, ballast for railways, stone for building, clay for bricks and ceramics, fill for

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Goldfields Railway (Waihi) 2020 All You Need to Know

Auckland, New Zealand 46 contributions 12 helpful votes This is what you do Option A (with kids aged 5-8): Park up at Waihi Station at 11am (Wrigley St), bike in leisurely fashion to Waikino, lunch at the old gold battery, have a corn fritter at Waikino Station, catch the 2:30 train back to

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Seddonville New Zealand History NZHistory, New Zealand

Until 1943 the railway line between Westport and Seddonville was isolated from the rest of the New Zealand network. All locomotives and other rolling stock had to

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Historic New Zealand: towns that used to thrive, then

Many towns in rural New Zealand were originally set up for mining, and not much else. But once World War I and World War II hit, the vast majority of the miners left New Zealand to fight for the

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Coal and coal mining Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Mining. Europeans began mining coal in New Zealand in the 1840s. At first, men went underground and dug out the coal with picks and shovels. In the early 1900s men used compressed-air machines in mines to cut coal from the rock. They also used explosives to blast the rocks. The coal was loaded into railway wagons and taken out.

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New Zealand Rail NZ Train, Bus and Ferry Travel Networks

A guide on New Zealand national travel networks and routes lines system. UPDATE: Services returned for the summer! We are pleased to announce that the Northern Explorer, Coastal Pacific and TranzAlpine trains have returned to the tracks for spring and summer.

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Take a look inside a creepy abandoned gold mine in New

About two hours outside of Auckland, Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway in Karangahake, New Zealand, used to be a gold mine in the late 1800s through the early 1900s. Today, it's an eerie hiking spot complete with rusty mining equipment, pitch-black tunnels, and abandoned train tracks to nowhere.

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The New Zealand railways story documentary (1 hour 22

Not intending to infringe copyright laws, but the producer is no longer around and this is intended for archival purposes.Unfortunately it is a bit laggy nea...

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Mining gold: New Zealand historic heritage conservation

By visiting DOC-managed gold mining history sites you can learn about New Zealand's gold mining history that began with the Coromandel rush of 1852. This theme brings together a group of gold mining sites that began with the small Coromandel rush of 1852, followed by another small rush in 1857 at Aorere in Golden Bay.

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Coal Mining in New Zealand Industry Data, Trends, Stats

Coal Mining in New Zealand industry outlook (2020-2025) poll Average industry growth 2020-2025: x.x lock Purchase this report or a membership to unlock the average company profit margin for this industry.

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