The main coal mines in the King Country were around Mōkau, Ōhura, Āria and Benneydale. Coal is also present around Kawhia, though it has not been mined on a large scale. This is the entrance to a coal mine in Kāwhia in 1904, not long after it opened.
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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
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