The Reefton mine is located seven kilometres southeast of the Township of Reefton, a historic mining district in the West Coast region of New Zealand’s South Island. The Reefton operation commenced production in 2007 and in 2016 will transition into care and maintenance.
Working with the New Zealand Department of Conservation, OceanaGold has demonstrated its commitment to strong environmental management practices. The Reefton Rehabilitation Project commenced in 2004, and the restored area now encompasses 30.6 hectares of land.
|Mine Type||Open Pit|
|Nominal Production||50 – 70 koz gold|
|Measured & Indicated Resources||0.74 Moz gold|
|Inferred Resources||0.9 Moz gold|
|Reserves||0.19 Moz gold|
|Estimated Mine Life||end of 2015|