Kōrero: Waikato places

Kōpaku mine

Kōpaku mine

Opencast mining of coal at the Kōpaku mine, near Maramarua, has occurred on and off since 1947. From 1958 until 1991 coal was supplied to the Meremere thermal power station by an overhead cableway. In the 2000s the mine was operating again on a large scale.

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GNS Science
Reference: CN3183/8
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato places - Hūnua to Te Kauwhata', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/27274/kopaku-mine (accessed 4 August 2021)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, updated 11 Jun 2015