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Bartering & Trading in Early NZ
Brunner Industrial Heritage Site
Chinese Culture & Traditions
Chinese Gold Miner
Chinese New Year
Conservation-Our Forest
Denniston Experience
Early Settlers to the West Coast
Educated Guided Tour, West Coast Goldfields
Gold Miner for a Day
Goldfield Challenges
It's a Deal! - Economics on the Goldfields
Kehu, Maori Guide
Law & Order
Pounamu Trails
Sustainability through Necessity
The Impact of the Gold Rushes
Toys & Games
Victorian Childhood
Victorian Christmas
Victorian Classroom
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UPDATE: 21/02/2018 0900. Shantytown is open for business 830 - 1700.

Shantytown Heritage Park will be closing early today (Tuesday 20th February) to ensure our staff get home safely and our visitors reach their accommodation ahead of the forecasted high winds and heavy rain that Ex Cyclone Gita will be delivering us this afternoon and in to the night. Shantytown will be closed from 1pm today and at this stage open again at 8.30am tomorrow morning (Wednesday 21st February) We apologise for any inconvenience our closure may cause.

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Shantytown is located at 316 Rutherglen Road, Paroa - just 10Km south of Greymouth on the West Coast of the South Island. 
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Freephone: 0800  742 689