Kōrero: Gold and gold mining

Chinese temple, Round Hill

Chinese temple, Round Hill

The Chinese script on this building at Round Hill in Southland set it apart as a Chinese temple. Chinese miners tended to band together and meticulously worked over their gold claims. Presbyterian minister Reverend W. Mawron stands on the porch.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, McNeur Collection (PAColl-5135)
Reference: 1/2-019171; F

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Gold and gold mining - Other goldfields', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8617/chinese-temple-round-hill (accessed 10 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006