About our Education Centre
The Education Centre is a purpose-built classroom available for use by educational and special interest groups, 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 provides a curriculum-linked programme for a range of ages and abilities, and 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.
Waihi Gold’s Education Centre, established in 2000, caters for around 6000 students a year.
Take an on-site Mine Tour
Guided tours of the mine site 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.
We can provide trip forms, lesson plans, RAMS, video links and much more.
For more information and bookings;
Waihi Gold Education Centre
- Phone: 07 863 9880
- Email: email@example.com
About Education Centre Visits
The Education Centre is a purpose-built classroom space where students participate in a range of activities related to gold mining.
Resources for Schools
There are many other ways we use and rely on gold and silver every day.
Mining in Waihi has a history that spans three centuries.