Coast goldminers crank out the currency as DoC mulls land status

Decades after his father began mining for gold on land near Lake Brunner on the West Coast, Riley Perkins continues to make a go of it

With the Government’s review of stewardship land seemingly stalled and doubt over whether it still wants to ban new mines on conservation land, West Coast gold miners are marking time.

They’re wondering if the doors are about to crack open or slam shut on an industry that pours more than $180 million a year into the region’s coffers.

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Bloody awesome. Good on him.

JW :cowboy_hat_face: