Introduction

Gold was discovered at Waiuta, near Greymouth in 1905 and within a few years a new town had popped up. This video is about how Jimmy Martin discovered gold here over a hundred years ago.

Highlights

Note: Meet the Locals is no longer on TVNZ. We are in the process of making it available on our own channels.

View the Waiuta ghost town video
(4 minute clip on YouTube)

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