Operating coal mine production figures

As at the end of 2016 there were 18 producing coal mines in New Zealand

CoalfieldMineOperatorRankTypeProduction 2016 (tonnes)
Waikato
Maramarua Kopuku Solid Energy SB Opencast 48,885
Maramarua Kopako * Glencoal Energy SB Opencast 25,691 - mine now closed
Huntly O'Reilly's O'Reilly's Opencast SB Opencast 24,708
Rotowaro Awaroa Solid Energy SB Opencast 605,021
Rotowaro Pukemiro ** Puke Coal SB Opencast  
West Coast
Buller Stockton
(includes Cypress)
Solid Energy B Opencast 978,982
Buller Cascade * Bathurst Resources B Opencast 0
Buller Escarpment * Bathurst Resources B Opencast 11,833
Reefton Burkes Creek RJ Banks SB Opencast 7.034
Reefton Reddale Valley Solid Energy SB Opencast 29,201
Reefton Boatmans ** W Hassan B Opencast  
Garvey Creek Echo * Francis Mining B Opencast 22,601
Inangahua Giles Creek Birchfield Coal SB Opencast 138,808
Inangahua Berlins Creek Heaphy Mining SB Opencast 18,826
Greymouth Strongman * Solid Energy B Opencast 0
Greymouth Rajah Roa Mining B Opencast 233,598
Canterbury
Canterbury Malvern Hills Bathurst Resources SB Opencast 96,265
Otago
Kaitangata Castle Hill ** Kai Point Coal SB Opencast  
Roxburgh Harliwich * Harliwich Carrying   Opencast 1,994
Southland
Ohai Takitimu Bathurst Resources SB Opencast 250,345
Ohai Wairakei Solid Energy SB Opencast 30,129
Waimumu Newvale Solid Energy L Opencast 311,035

* Production currently suspended

** Private coal, no granted permit. Production is confidential

SB - Sub Bituminous

B - Bituminous

L - Lignite

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