Otago Gold Rush 1860s – History, Impact, and Legacy of New Zealand’s Gold Mining Era

Otago Gold Rush 1860s in New Zealand - History of events

Dive into the history of the Otago Gold Rush, explore the impact it had on New Zealand’s economy and society, and discover the enduring legacy it left behind. KEY TAKEAWAYS The Otago Gold Rush in New Zealand started in 1861 when Gabriel Read found gold in the Tuapeka River, a tributary of the Clutha River, … Read more