Saturday, December 3, 2016

Thames 150 (NZ): Thames Goldfield 150


As the year comes to a close, the dawning of the Thames Goldfield 150 year commemorations looms ever closer. The150th year since the proclamation of the Goldfield will be the 30th July 2018. The 1st August 2018, will mark the day when the miners first rushed to the Thames Goldfield to get their miners' right, and literally head to the hills in search of gold!

In March 2018, the Thames Heritage Festival 2017 is being held Saturday 11 March to Sunday 19 March 2017. Events for the festival are listed as they become available.
Early etching of the Thames Goldfield
Published courtesy of the State Library of Victoria
**** Keep an eye out for on-going events throughout 2017-2018. *****

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