Story: Northland places

Hikurangi coal mine

Hikurangi coal mine

Hikurangi, 16 kilometres north of Whāngārei, had rich coal deposits which were mined from the 1890s. The mine buildings are in the foreground, with the settlement behind.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Whāngārei city and environs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 August 2020)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 4 May 2015