waihi new zealand gold mine

Newmont Waihi Gold – Waihi, New Zealand

Newmont Waihi Gold manages the Martha, Favona and Trio operations in Waihi, New Zealand and has an active exploration programme in the region. From the 1880s to 1952 the Martha Mine was a world-renowned underground mine. The modern …

Newmont sells New Zealand mine to OceanaGold for $101 …

2015-6-5 · Waihi mine. Newmont Mining (NYSE:NEM) has sold its only mine in New Zealand, Waihi, to OceanaGold (TSX, ASX:OGC) for $101 million, as agreed in a non-binding letter of intent signed by the parties ...

Gold Mining Museum, Arts & Crafts Exhibitions, Gallery

2022-7-11 · Where the real gold lies! Small towns in New Zealand come with a fascinating history and Waihi is no exception. Our museum presents the history of the gold mining era (1880s - 1950s) in the Karangahake and Waihi area. Our gallery features a regularly changing series of local and travelling art and craft exhibitions.

Waihi Operation

 · Mining in Waihi has a history that spans three centuries after gold was first discovered in the 1800s. Our Waihi Operation in the North Island of New Zealand is an underground and open pit operation. In early 2019 OceanaGold received consent to develop the Martha Underground. This project extends the life of the Waihi mine by at least ten years ...

Martha Underground Project, Waihi, New Zealand

2020-4-14 · The Martha underground project is a gold project in the Waihi gold mine in the North Island of New Zealand. The project is operated by OceanaGold (New Zealand), a owned subsidiary of OceanaGold Corporation. The Martha underground mine was identified beneath the Martha open pit mine. The project is expected to increase the mine life of ...

Gold and Silver Mining, Waihi, New Zealand | OceanaGold

2022-7-21 · OceanaGold Corporation is a gold and copper producer with over 30 years of operating sustainably in New Zealand. At Waihi, we operate a successful open pit plus several underground mining projects. We also operate mines at Macraes Flat in the South Island, in the Philippines and in the United States. Sustainability is fundamental to the way we ...

Ohinemuri

2022-7-28 · The Union-Waihi Gold Mining Company, on the other hand, had been formed in 1895 and had purchased from the Waihi Company 254 acres of mining area. ... Waihi not only possessed the most productive gold mine in New Zealand, but it was the largest goldmining town in the country and maintained a lead over Waikato towns such as Hamilton, which were ...

Waihī mining: house collapse – …

It was common to mine inclined veins of ore in step-like excavations (stopes) and back-fill them with waste rock. After 1914 stopes were no longer back-filled, and could become unstable. This Barry Road house collapsed into a 50-metre by …

Gold Visitor Attraction, Information Centre, i-SITE, …

2022-5-17 · The Gold Discovery Centre is the hub for visitor activities and ''all things gold'' in Waihi. The Centre features Waihi''s Gold Story Tours, the Waihi Gold Experience and our exclusive ''inside the fence'' Gold Mine Tours. We also house the award-winning i-SITE Visitor Centre plus Waihi Bicycle Hire for cycling the Hauraki Rail Trail.

Timeline | OceanaGold

2022-7-31 · 1882: First stamper battery in operation, located near No.4 shaft & Junction Road. 1890: Waihi Gold Mining Company Limited of London purchased the Martha Mine. 1894: The Waihi Gold Mining Company adopted the cyanide process for gold extraction, which was first trialled at Karangahake. 1897: Construction of Victoria Battery at Waikino commenced.

WAIHI GOLD MINE TOURS

Waihi Gold Mine Tours. 73 reviews. #6 of 18 things to do in Waihi. Tours, Bus Tours. Waihi, New Zealand. More. Closed Now. Hours Today: 10:00 am - 2:30 pm.

Why the heritage gold mining town of Waihi is well worth …

2020-10-11 · Gold from the Martha Mine has been the biggest game in town since the 1880s, and Waihi''s grand main avenue, lined by phoenix palms, hints at the region''s gold-flecked prosperity. Walk uphill past ...

Gold Mining Heritage

2022-7-28 · Martha Mine quickly became one of the most important gold mines in the world. By 1952, when the mighty Martha Mine closed, 174,160kg of gold and 1,193,180kg of silver had been extracted. The deepest vertical shaft plunged 600m from the surface. Radiating from the seven vertical shafts, a 175km long network of tunnels was opened on 15 horizontal ...

About Mining in Waihi | OceanaGold

2022-7-21 · OceanaGold Waihi operates the Martha Mine open pit and several underground mines in Waihi. We are also actively exploring in other areas. Waihi is situated on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand and has a population of about 5,000 people. The surrounding area predominantly supports dairy farming and horticulture.

Gold Deposits of New Zealand | Geology for …

2021-8-6 · The mine produced 144,487 oz gold in 2020, with expected production of 155,000-165,000 oz gold in 2021. Proven and probable reserves are 1.31 Moz gold, with an estimated life of mine of 8 years. The Macraes gold deposits are …

Waihi gold mining ''inherently unsustainable'', says Minister …

2022-2-15 · Gold has been mined at Waihi for more than 100 years. The company, which also operates the Macrae''s Mine near Dunedin, produced 83,500 ounces of gold at Waihi last year and is aiming for 60-70,000 ...

Waihi | NZHistory, New Zealand history online

The first television transmission in New Zealand was made at Waihī in 1954. Underground mining finished at the Martha mine in 1952. However, rising gold prices and new, more economic mining methods rekindled interest in gold mining in the 1980s. The Martha mine re-opened in 1987, this time as an open pit mine.

Gold Mining Museum, Waihi History | Waihi Arts Centre …

2022-7-10 · Museum. Gold was first discovered in Waihi in 1878 and by 1905 Waihi not only possessed the most productive gold mine in New Zealand, but was the largest gold mining town in the country, and the third largest inland town in New Zealand. We have several rooms devoted to underground mining history, and displays relating to the social history of ...

Major Mines & Projects | Waihi Operation

Cyanide (reagent) Mine Life. 2028. The Waihi Gold Mine comprises two areas of mineralisation which are underground and open pit mining. Open pit operations are currently suspended (since 2015). The second area being the underground operations referred to as Waihi underground, comprises the two main mining areas of Correnso and Martha Underground.

(PDF) Martha''s Shaft, Waihi Gold Mine, New Zealand

Veins of gold-silver bearing quartz lodes or reefs were extensively mined, at Waihi from 1882 to 1952 (Gilmour and Johnston 1912;McAra 1978;Mouat 1992; Vernon 2020).The underground mining was done ...

Waihi Gold Mine Tours

Waihi Gold Mine Tours. 73 reviews. #6 of 18 things to do in Waihi. Tours, Bus Tours. Waihi, New Zealand. More. Closed Now. Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM.

Waihi''s Gold Mining Heritage | GO Waihi

2  · From 1882 to 1954 the Waihi area produced a total of £31,403,981 worth of gold. At the Martha Mine, 11,932,000 tonnes of ore was mined, yielding 174 tonnes of gold and 1,193 tonnes of silver. This production of 5.6 million oz of gold and 38.4 million oz of silver, at today''s bullion prices (April 2000) of NZ$550 per oz for gold and NZ$10 per ...

Waihi Gold Mines: 1878

2021-7-7 · Waihi Gold Mining Company (later the Martha Gold Mining Company): Total length of tunnels approx 110 miles (190 km) Deepest level 1910 ft (600 m) Total ore tonnage 11,931,047 tons. Peak production (1909) £ 959,594. First Waikato hydro station Horahora 1913. Ratio of silver to gold by weight approx 7.5 to1.

Gold Mining History, Waihi

Waihi Operation - OceanaGold

Waihi, New Zealand''s Heart Of Gold | GO Waihi

2022-7-27 · Waihi, at the Southern end of New Zealand''s Coromandel Peninsula is a thriving community with a rich history which includes over 100 years of mining of gold and silver. The breathtaking Karangahake Gorge and the nearby white-sand stretches of Waihi Beach are just a few of the natural resources this area has to offer.

Waihi Gold Mine

2022-7-28 · In 1933 NZ experienced its highest rate of unemployment, at 12%. This was an effect of the Wall Street crash in 1929 that triggered the ''Great Depression''. Those employed at the Waihi Gold Mine were considered fortunate that their jobs continued and their wages were not slashed, as was seen in many other sectors.

Prospecting and Mining for Gold in New …

2016-2-17 · Waihi Gold Mine . This is another important gold mine in New Zealand. OceanaGold acquired the mine in 2015 from the Newmont Mining Corporation. The mine is located in the Southeast of Auckland within the …

Waihi & Waihi Beach | The Coromandel | New …

Waihi is New Zealand''s ''Heart of Gold'', with a gold mining history spanning three centuries and a local open-pit mine that is still fully operational. The Ohinemuri River flows through Waihi on its way to the ''must-do'' Karangahake Gorge. In …

Waihi, new zealand''s heart of gold | go waihi

Waihi, at the southern end of new zealand''s coromandel peninsula is a thriving community with a rich history which includes over 100 years of mining of gold and silver. the breathtaking karangahake gorge and the nearby white-sand stretches of waihi beach are just a few of the natural resources this area has to offer.

Waihi Gold Mine Tours | Tour in The Coromandel, New …

Get inside the fence with Waihi Gold Mine Tours. Although gold mining operations are ordinarily off-limits to the public, our experienced guides can take you inside the security fence to experience modern-day gold mining up close. ... 126 Seddon Street, Waihi, New Zealand. Pricing and Conditions. Adult: $44.00: Child (14 year(s) and under) $22. ...

THE WAIHI NORTH PROJECT

New Zealand Government to invest in extending the life of mining in Waihi. We obtained consents for, and have since begun, operation of our Martha Underground Mine at Waihi. ... OceanaGold''s acquisition of Waihi Gold in 2015 deepened the company''s Kiwi roots, enabling it to share decades of mining innovation and leadership to advance the ...

A Journey to Waihi Gold Mines and beyond | Reminiscences

2012-2-8 · The drive to Waihi was a smooth one as all the usual drives in New Zealand till now, as there are only vast pastures, cattle and sheep to be seen once we get out of the towns. The drive was only a 100 km, probably less than that and it took us only an hour and a half to reach there well in time.