The West Coast gold rush was initially focussed on areas rich in alluvial gold around Hokitika. As it developed it moved further north and inland as gold-bearing reefs were discovered in the Grey River/Mawheranui, Buller and Inangahua valleys.
That’s an amazing article. lots of interesting info and great photographs.
looks like a big line of ginger nuts
Looks like a mansion.
floating gin palace. plenty of dancing poles,
That’s an impressive dredging tail there
Yeh a floating gin palace. We could all live there and have a GOLD of a time.