Macraes Flat

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Macraes Flat
Ōtī
Town
Macraes Flat is located in New Zealand
Macraes Flat
Macraes Flat
Macraes Flat's location in New Zealand
Coordinates: 45°22′54″S 170°25′48″E / 45.38167°S 170.43000°E / -45.38167; 170.43000
Country New Zealand
Region Otago
Territorial authority Waitaki District
Time zone NZST (UTC+12)
 • Summer (DST) NZDT (UTC+13)

Macraes Flat, known in Māori as Ōtī,[1] is a town in the Waitaki District in Otago, New Zealand. It is known as a mining town, with a long history of gold extraction. It is near Macraes Mine owned by OceanaGold Corporation. The town sits 55 km north of Dunedin in New Zealand's South Island.

Old stamp mill at Macraes Flat, 2007

References[edit]

  1. ^ Place names on Kāti Huirapa Runaka ki Puketeraki website, viewed 2012-01-04