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Public Fossicking Area Collaboration (New Creek)

Please feel free to contribute to this tread,any information you would like to share on the public fossicking area (New Creek) 5 km North West of Rotoroa. Information may include-vehicle access and parking,track locations,hazards,camping facilities,toilets,accommodation,access and/or local info contact numbers,boundary locations,how bad the sand flies are and last but not least any general locations for finding a little gold.(Or a lot who knows!)

Dont forget to upload any good photos or Youtube links too!!

The more of us who contribute the better so don’t be shy.

This could be an excellent resource for us Paydirt gold seekers!!


Couldn’t find much on this creek,doesn’t seen to be anything on youtube or google images…anyone?

Finally some info on New Creek(thanks Jade,keep up the good work).
Does just no one go here much or something?

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Or it’s too good… So people aren’t saying anything about it

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im up there at the moment for 2 weeks living off possums. im setting up a ramp with a half mussel float to start moving some old tailings. we dragged the fire bath back up to its rightful place and got it working after the floods washed it downstream years ago. its bloody lush.

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ha just got 2 half floats aswell to move tailings and cobbles when dredging good idea.

be carefull if messing with historic features as some do gooder will nark and doc and HPT will throw the book at ya.

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