19 Mar 2014

Old gold miner

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:09 pm on 19 March 2014

Most beachcombers looking for treasure in the sand are hoping to find an unusal shell or the odd bit of loose change. 85-year-old Bert Scott prospects for gold on the shores around the Riverton coast in Southland. He caught gold fever about 25 years ago, and has been prospecting for the elusive metal ever since.