Well-known its natural beauty with misty rainforests and pristine golden beaches, the Coromandel is a popular holiday destination, and made all the more fascinating by its gold-mining, logging and gum-digging past.

  • Thames School of Mines

    Thames School of Mines

    Fascinating Māori, industrial, education and geological history converge at one of New Zealand’s largest and best-preserved mining schools in the heart of the Hauraki gold fields.