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Reefton exchange rooms, late 1870s

Reefton exchange rooms, late 1870s

There was a quartz-mining boom on the West Coast in the 1870s. Most of the brokers at Reefton who traded in mining shares had their offices in this building on Broadway.

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David Grant, 'Stock market - First stock exchanges', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 December 2021)

Story by David Grant, published 11 Mar 2010