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Gold Prospecting

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until January 31, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until January 31, 2018

$10

Gold Prospecting

January 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31: 10am to 12 noon & 1-3pm

Come and learn how to pan for gold.  The experienced people from the Thames School of Mines will teach you panning, one of the tools of 19th-centrury prospspecting used on the Thames Goldfields.  You will also have your very own gold to take away.

Meet at 9.45am and 12.45am respectively at the Visitor Centre

Minimum participants 4 and Maximum participants 12

Ticket information: $10 per person (cash only) bookings essential

Restrictions: All welcome.  Children need to be accompanies by an adult

Bring: Water bottle, sunscreen, togs and a towel

Please note that commitment is required if you register for this event as The Thames School of Mines is paying someone to take this event

 

 

Details

Date:
January 17
Times:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$10
Event Category:
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Organizer

Wendy Hillerich
Phone:
07 867 9080
Email:
whillerich@doc.govt.nz
Website:
www.doc.govt.nz

Venue

DOC Visitor Centre
995 Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames, Thames-Coromandel 3577 New Zealand
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Phone:
078679080
Website:
www.doc.govt.nz