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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • 1 James Mackay sets to Work - page 1
  • 2 The Miners Arrive At the Thames - page 11
  • 3 A Diggerís Diary - page 25
  • 4 Early Visitors to the Goldfield - page 47
  • 5 Minerís Rights and the Government - page 63
  • 6 Quartz Reefs of the Thames Goldfield - page 87
  • 7 Mines and Mining Techniques - page 99
  • 8 Stamping Batteries for Quartz-Crushing - page 115
  • 9 Huntís Claim and Kuranui Creek Claims - page 151
  • Maps of the Goldfield - page 178
  • 10 Karaka, Collarbone, Hape and Puriri - page 185
  • 11 Mining Under the streets - page 275
  • 12 Waiotahi and Punga Flat - page 305
  • 13 Manukau, Golden Crown, Caledonian Mines - page 385
  • 14 The Moanataiari Creek and Madmanís Gully - page 407
  • 15 The Kuranui Hill and the Long Drive - page 465
  • 16 The Alburnia, Whau and the Cambria Mines - page 505
  • 17 Tararu, Shellback Creek and Tinkerís Gully - page 529
  • Tapu Maps - page 561
  • 18 Tapu and the Waikawau Goldfield - page 564
  • 19 'Fly-Blown' Miners - page 595
  • 20 The Businessmen of the Goldfield - page 611
  • 21 Life at The Thames - page 635
  • 22 The Thames Goldfield 1867-1869 - page 675
  • Appendix:
  • The First 250 Miners at The Thames - page 698
  • Weights and Measures - page 711
  • Glossary - page 715
  • References - page 718
  • List of Claims on Maps - page 725
  • Index of Claims, Companies and Batteries - page 736
  • Index - page 750




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