It’s a great time to be selling gold right now – the price of gold is very high and doesn’t look like dropping. Get cash for gold at EzyCash Gold Buyers – cash for unwanted gold, broken gold, gold bullion, gold jewellery as well as cash for gold nuggets. You may have this kind of gold at home or, you could go out and find it yourself……by panning for gold.
Gold in New Zealand was first discovered in the 1830s in the Coromandel but we didn’t get on the gold-mining map until the 1850s and 60s with a big gold discovery in Otago.
Much of the gold was in hard rock but some gold could be found in river gravel. That’s why so many men flocked to New Zealand at that time to try and make their fortune with gold – all they needed to pan gold was a pick, a shovel and a gold pan.
And, believe it or not, there is still some gold left. The bulk of the gold has gone (the gold rush in the 1860s and 70s took care of that) but you never know, you could stumble across an untapped piece of river, strike it lucky and get enough cash for your gold to retire.
So, how do you pan for gold? It takes a little practice, but panning for gold is a fairly simple process. Continue reading
EzyCash Gold Buyers
Phone: (09) 570 1511
Fax: (09) 570 1527
30B Jellicoe Road
Panmure, Auckland East