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Nov 29, 2013 - Cycling the Hauraki trail to explore the gold mining in Karangahake Gorge

We cycled from Paeroa along the Hauraki rail trail through Karangahake gorge for about 10 miles to see Voctoria Battery. This is the remains of where they used to process all the rock mined to extract the gold and there is a type of museum and remains of the huge industrial site where they managed to extract 90 % of the gold from the rocks.

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