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Denniston Walkway

Britannia Track

Britannia Track

A gentle climb along a wide mining road to an old battery site.   More ▶︎
Hungry calves

Hungry calves

Friendly cattle on the Britannia Track.   More ▶︎
Stony Stream

Stony Stream

A pretty stream on the Britannia Track.   More ▶︎
Stony Stream

Stony Stream

On the Britannia Track.   More ▶︎
Britannia Track

Britannia Track

The Britannia Track was constructed as a smooth, wide track so that heavy gold mining machinery could be pulled in.   More ▶︎
Cave harvestman

Cave harvestman

An unidentified species (any ideas) in a mining adit on the Britannia Track.   More ▶︎
Mt William (Myras Track)

Mt William (Myras Track)

A short day walk to a stunning spot, with views over the Denniston Plateau and the Buller Gorge.   More ▶︎
Pelton wheel, Britannia Battery

Pelton wheel, Britannia Battery

The Pelton wheel provided the power to drive the stamper. High pressure water was sprayed against the wheel, which was ...   More ▶︎
Berdan, Britannia Battery

Berdan, Britannia Battery

After passing through the stamper, ore was placed in this rotating dish and further crushed with an iron ball.   More ▶︎
Britannia Battery

Britannia Battery

This five-head stamper battery operated from 1925 to 1937. It was used to crush quartz early in the gold extraction ...   More ▶︎

Happy Valley, Westport

This is a day walk or overnight tramp into yet another unique corner of New Zealand. See for yourself why ...   More ▶︎
Happy Valley with Megan and morning mist

Happy Valley with Megan and morning mist

Happy Valley with Megan and morning mist. Looking north-east   More ▶︎