Topic: Ashley Cody, MSc Geology

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Brief Biography of Career years

From 1992 to 2005 Ashley ran his own geological consulting company in NZ, specialising in geological aspects of geothermal energy and geohazards.  He has a good working knowledge of volcanic and sedimentary processes working and sampling with research geologists in the Rotorua district.

He began working with Terra Search as an exploration geologist in 2006. Major assignments in that time have been:

  • 6 months (2009) exploring for base metal hosted massive sulphides and breccia hosted gold with Liontown Resources in the Charters Towers district
  • 12 months (2008-2009) with Cloncurry Metals exploring for epithermal gold in North East Qld; Proterozoic Broken Hill Type Pb-Zn-Ag and Iron Oxide Cu-Au deposits Eastern Succession, Mt Isa Block
  • 18 months (2006-2008) exploring for mineral sands in the Eucla Basin of SA, WA for Diatreme Resources.
  • Ashley successfully discovered for Diatreme Resources the Cyclone zircon rich heavy mineral deposit at Wanna Lakes, in the remote WA section of the Eucla Basin. Cyclone is now an advanced project with an indicated resource of zircon and titanium.
  • In his first year with Terra Search (2006) , Ashley gained a variety of experience including logging geologist on the high sulphidation Mt Mackenzie gold project, Central Qld; ground magnetic surveys in the Eastern Succession, Mt Isa; exploration data management for the Qld Department of Minerals and Energy, surface sampling and geological evaluation.

Community Involvement in Rotorua :

2002 -2005   Mokoia Pony Club : Rotorua - Secretary

1992 - 2005  Emergency Management Group Rotorua - Member

1986 - 1995  Rotorua Police District - Search and Rescue Advisor

1986 - 1995  Rotorua Canoe Club - Secretary

1978 - 1986  The New Zealand Speleological Bulletin - Editor

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