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  • Title Gold in Karori
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    Date published 1 January 2002
    GWRC Publication No
    Abstract The information in this brochure is derived from "Terawhiti and the
    Goldfields" by James Brodie, 1986, Karori Historical Society

    This brochure contains a map of gold mining leases at Karori reservoir
    area from 1869; an article from the Evening Post of 28 February 1935,
    (from W H Bennett’s recollections of visiting the gold diggings as a lad)
    and information on the poor water quality in Wellington city which at that
    time depended on creeks and roof supplies.

    A map of Parks and Forests in the Wellington region is also provided.
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