Operating coal mine production figures

As at May 2016 there are 17 producing coal mines in New Zealand

CoalfieldMineOperatorRankTypeProduction 2015 (tonnes)
Waikato
Maramarua Kopuku Solid Energy SB Opencast Re-opened 2016
Huntly Huntly East * Solid Energy SB Underground 65,943
Huntly O'Reilly's O'Reilly's Opencast SB Opencast 14,263
Rotowaro Awaroa Solid Energy SB Opencast 861,085
Rotowaro Pukemiro ** Puke Coal SB Opencast  
West Coast
Buller Stockton
(includes Cypress)
Solid Energy B Opencast 1,112,569
Buller Cascade * Buller Coal B Opencast 47,026
Buller Escarpment * Buller Coal B Opencast 19,140
Reefton Burkes Creek RJ Banks SB Opencast 12,291
Reefton Reddale Valley Solid Energy SB Opencast 26,628
Garvey Creek Echo * Francis Mining B Opencast 0
Inangahua Giles Creek Birchfield Coal SB Opencast 163,105
Inangahua Berlins Creek Heaphy Mining SB Opencast 26,993
Greymouth Spring Creek * Solid Energy B Underground 0
Greymouth Strongman * Solid Energy B Opencast 58,710
Greymouth Roa * Francis Mining B Underground 24,101
Greymouth Rajah Francis Mining B Opencast 139,340
Canterbury
Canterbury Malvern Hills Canterbury Coal SB Opencast 41,626
Otago
Kaitangata Castle Hill ** Kai Point Coal SB Opencast  
Roxburgh Harliwich Harliwich Carrying Co. L Opencast 525
Southland
Ohai Takitimu Bathurst Coal SB Opencast 310,588
Ohai Wairakei Solid Energy SB Opencast 27,804
Waimumu Newvale Solid Energy L Opencast 323,561

* Production suspended

** Private coal, no granted permit

SB - Sub Bituminous

B - Bituminous

L - Lignite

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