A round metal gold panning dish with sloping sides with depth of 80mm.
Known as gold dish pans these pans are similar to those that have been used for hundreds of years. Pans have been made out of a variety of materials including wood, cow horn and steel. The first gold rush in New Zealand was in 1952 in the Coromandel.
date: Early 20th Century
max dimension: 315mm
subject area: Social Science
specific themes: Gold, Mining, History, Panning, Industry
handling collection number: HC70/1-9