The Gold Rushes; BOON, Kevin; [1999]; 2014.1.1791

Name/Title

The Gold Rushes

Maker

BOON, Kevin

Maker Role

Author

About this object

Considers the New Zealand gold rushes which began on the Coromandel Peninsula in the early 1850's. Looks at the social conditions in which miners lived and the importance gold mining had on opening up access to remote areas of New Zealand including Nelson, Otago and the West Coast. Contents: Nelson -- Coromandel -- Gold batteries -- Otago goldfields -- Gold seekers.

Date Made

[1999]

Publisher

Waiatarau Publ

Publication Place

Auckland

Series Title

Developments in New Zealand history ; II

Subject and Association Keywords

Gold mines and mining -- New Zealand -- History -- 19th century -- Children's nonfiction

Subject and Association Keywords

Gold miners -- New Zealand -- History -- 19th century -- Children's nonfiction

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand -- History -- 1840-1876 -- Children's nonfiction

Object Type

Book

Object number

2014.1.1791

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