Education group mine tours

Waihi Gold Education Centre and mine tours for educational groups.

Waihi Gold’s Education Centre, established in 2000, caters for around 6000 students a year. The facility provides a curriculum-linked activity circuit and educational programme to all age groups.

The Education Centre is a purpose-built classroom space where students can participate in a range of activities related to mining, minerals, environmental practices, resource use, land rehabilitation, geology, technology and other aspects of the minerals industry. The Education Officer is available discuss curriculum requirements with teachers with a view to planning activities that will complement and enhance classroom programmes and help to gain the maximum benefit from a field trip.

Guided tours help students to gain an overall perspective of mining and its place in New Zealand today. School mine tours depart from the Education Centre and are timed to fit in with the education programme in the Centre.

For more information contact the Waihi Gold Education Centre

For bookings or enquiries:

Phone: 07 863 9880
Email: phillip.salmon@oceanagold.com