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Mt Arthur /Tuao Wharepapa and the Tableland Mt Arthur and the Tableland have played host to gold prospectors, graziers, botanists, skiers, trampers, tourists, artists, a Bishop, and Henry and...Read more about "Mount Arthur and the Tableland"...
Roding Valley waterworks
Since its official opening on the 30th October 1941, the Roding waterworks scheme has supplied water to both Nelson City and Richmond. The scheme consists of a low...Read more about "Roding Valley waterworks"...
The pioneers of the Hope Valley are commemorated by a memorial at Glenhope. The small rock cairn was originially erected by the Owen Women’s Institute in 1935, close to...Read more about "Glenhope Pioneers"...
Baton Valley Gold
*Good as Gold: The Baton* The remote Baton Valley, at the base of Mount Arthur, once had two hotels, a shop, Post Office and a racecourse. It is...Read more about "Baton Valley Gold"...
Maori and Gold
Maori and the goldrushes In 1857 there were 1,300 Pakeha and 600 Maori digging in the Aorere district[aorere-gold/], New Zealand's first real goldrush. The influx had a profound effect...Read more about "Maori and Gold"...