Kōrero: Mining and underground resources

Goldmining postage stamp

Goldmining postage stamp

A set of stamps produced for the New Zealand centennial in 1940 celebrated progress in gold mining. The large dredge on the right is presented as the modern way of mining gold, compared with early miners using only a shovel and gold pan. In 1940 there was little concern about the environmental effects of dredging.

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New Zealand Post
Reference: 1940 Centennial stamp issue
Artwork by James Berry

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'Mining and underground resources - History of mining', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/postage-stamp/9235/goldmining-postage-stamp (accessed 2 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006