1 Feb 2018

NZ's most unsuccessful gold-rush

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:37 pm on 1 February 2018

New Zealand has seen some of the greatest gold-rushes in the world.  The locations still evoke images of the excitement, danger and economic growth that occurred during the rushes - Gabriel's Gully, Arrowtown, Thames, Hokitika, Waihi… and Karori...

Historian, Grant Morris of Victoria University has been digging into Wellington's past and the brief and unsuccessful Karori gold-rush.

Zealandia, where gold was discovered in 1869

Zealandia, where gold was discovered in 1869 Photo: supplied

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