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Author Ell, Gordon.

Title Gold rush : tales & traditions of the New Zealand goldfields / Gordon Ell
Published Auckland, N.Z. : Bush Press, 1995

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 W'PONDS  622.34220993 Ell/Tat  TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
Description 128 pages : illustrations, maps, plans, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents The prospectors -- The diggers -- Gold rushes --Recovery of gold -- Goldfields life and characters --Getting about -- Dangers and death -- Rogues and robberies -- Goldfields politics
Summary "Stories ... tell of the characters and incidents of the great gold rushes last century ... traditional information about the miners' lives, and the different ways that gold was recovered ... of the various nationalities and clashes of personalities"--P. [1]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 126-128)
Subject Gold miners -- New Zealand -- Anecdotes.
Gold miners -- New Zealand -- History -- 19th century.
Gold mines and mining -- New Zealand -- Anecdotes.
Gold mines and mining -- New Zealand -- History -- 19th century.
New Zealand -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 0908608705 (paperback)