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Release Date: 12/03/2012 10:11:02      Code(s): TAW
TAW - Tawana Resources NL - Shareholder Presentation Hunting New Frontiers In   
Liberia                                                                         
Tawana Resources NL                                                             
(Incorporated in Australia)                                                     
(Registration number ACN 085 166 721)                                           
Share code on the JSE Limited: TAW                                              
ISIN: AU000000TAW7                                                              
Share code on the Australian Stock Exchange Limited: TAW                        
ISIN: AU000000TAW7                                                              
("Tawana" or "the Company")                                                     
Shareholder Presentation - Hunting New Frontiers In Liberia                     
(Note - All images and figures removed for SENS purposes and can be found in the
presentation on the Company`s website)                                          
Len Kolff, MD                                                                   
Canary Events Sydney 2012                                                       
Disclaimer                                                                      
The information contained in this presentation has been prepared by Tawana      
Resources Ltd (TAW). This presentation is not an offer, invitation, solicitation
or other recommendation with respect to the subscription for, purchase or sale  
of any securities in TAW. This presentation has been made available for         
information purposes only and does not constitute a prospectus, short form      
prospectus, profile statement or offer information statement. This presentation 
is not subject to the disclosure requirements affecting disclosure documents    
under Chapter 6D of the Corporations Act.                                       
This presentation may contain certain forward looking statements and projections
regarding estimated, resources and reserves; planned production and operating   
costs profiles; planned capital requirements; and planned strategies and        
corporate objectives. Such forward looking statements/projections are estimates 
for discussion purposes only and should not be relied upon. They are not        
guarantees of future performance and involve known and unknown risks,           
uncertainties and other factors many of which are beyond the control of Tawana  
Resources NL. The forward looking statements/projections are inherently         
uncertain and may therefore differ materially from results ultimately achieved. 
Tawana Resources NL does not make any representations and provides no warranties
concerning the accuracy of the projections, and disclaims any obligation to     
update or revise any forward looking statements/projects based on new           
information, future events or otherwise except to the extent required by        
applicable laws. While the information contained in this presentation has been  
prepared in good faith, neither TAW or any of its directors, officers, agents,  
employees or advisors give any representation or warranty, express or implied,  
as to the fairness, accuracy, completeness or correctness of the information,   
opinions and conclusions contained in this presentation. Accordingly, to the    
maximum extent permitted by law, none of TAW, its directors, employees or       
agents, advisers, nor any other person accepts any liability whether direct or  
indirect, express or limited, contractual, tortuous, statutory or otherwise, in 
respect of, the accuracy or completeness of the information or for any of the   
opinions contained in this presentation or for any errors, omissions or         
misstatements or for any loss, howsoever arising, from the use of this          
presentation.                                                                   
The information in this report that relates to Exploration Results, Mineral     
Resources or Ore Reserves is based on information compiled by Lennard Kolff van 
Oosterwijk, who is a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists        
included in a list promulgated by the ASX from time to time. Lennard Kolff van  
Oosterwijk is a full-time employee of the company and has sufficient experience 
which is relevant to the style of mineralisation and type of deposit under      
consideration and to the activity which he is undertaking to qualify as a       
Competent Person as defined in the 2004 Edition of the `Australasian Code for   
Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves`. Lennard  
Kolff van Oosterwijk consents to the inclusion in the report of the matters     
based on his information in the form and context in which it appears.           
Corporate Snapshot                                                              
Capital Structure                       ASX & JSE: TAW                          
Shares on issue                         857m                                    
Market Cap @ 3 cents                    $26m                                    
Options (1-10 cents, Jul12-Sep14)       180m                                    
Cash (Dec 2011 Qtrly)                   $3.7m                                   
Debt                                    Nil                                     

Major Shareholders                      %                                       
Gryphon Minerals Ltd                    13%                                     
Merriwee Pty Ltd                        6%                                      
BT Portfolio Services                   5%                                      
Top 20 shareholders                     60%                                     
Director`s Shareholding                 9%                                      
Share Price Performance LTM                                                     
(TAW Feb `11 - Feb `12 - graph removed for SENS purposes)                       
Board and Management                                                            
Warwick Grigor                                                                  
Non-Executive Chairman                                                          
Executive Chairman and Head of Research at BGF Equities Pty Ltd                 
Julian Babarczy                                                                 
Non-Executive Director                                                          
Fund Manager -Natural Resources Specialist                                      
Extensive experience in all facets of finance                                   
Euan Luff                                                                       
Non-Executive Director                                                          
Legal Senior Partner                                                            
Experienced company director                                                    
Matthew Bowles                                                                  
Non-Executive Director                                                          
Corporate finance and M&A expertise in mining sector                            
Chief Development Officer Gryphon Minerals Limited                              
Len Kolff                                                                       
Managing Director                                                               
Geologist                                                                       
15yrs+ exploration/resource evaluation experience in Africa & Australia with RT 
Integral in +2Bt Simandou Fe discovery                                          
Discovered Cu-Au deposit at Northparkes                                         
French/Spanish/Dutch speaker                                                    
Rockson Coffie                                                                  
Senior Geologist                                                                
Ghanaian national                                                               
10yrs+ extensive Au exploration experience in West Africa                       
5yrs in Liberia; Birimian-Archean settings                                      
Ashanti Goldfields, Redback Mining, HUM                                         
Integral in Enchi Boin Valley and Dugbe discoveries                             
(Images removed for SENS purposes)                                              
Strategic Alliance with Gryphon Minerals                                        
Strategic Alliance announced Dec 2010                                           
GRY a major shareholder (13%)                                                   
GRY to assist with the identification, assessment and acquisition of West       
African mineral permits                                                         
Alliance to target gold, base metals and other minerals throughout West Africa  
Initial move into Liberia with 2 tenements granted                              
Additional opportunities continue to be reviewed throughout West Africa         
Liberia: A Country Overview                                                     
(Image removed for SENS purposes)                                               
Nine years of political stability and economic reform after 15yrs of civil      
unrest                                                                          
Democratically elected and recently re-elected President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf; 
first female African head of state                                              
Modern Mining code                                                              
Pro-active Mining Govt encouraging mining investment                            
English speaking                                                                
Majors are active - BHPB, ArcelorMittal and Severstral established in country   
Why Liberia                                                                     
(Map removed for SENS purposes)                                                 
Liberia is underexplored yet highly prospective                                 
3.8 Moz Dugbe                                                                   
1.5 Moz New Liberty                                                             
Highly prospective Archean and Birimian geology                                 
Historically largest exporter of iron ore in West Africa                        
+790 Mt Nimba                                                                   
+300 Mt Bong Range                                                              
+50 Mt DSO Bomi Hills                                                           
Sinoe Gold Project                                                              
(Map and images removed for SENS purposes)                                      
400 km2 highly prospective Birimian geology                                     
Emerging new gold province                                                      
8 km and >6 km long +30 ppb (up to 1 g/t) soil anomalies defined                
20 km from 3.8 Moz Dugbe discovery                                              
Extensive artisanal workings; no modern day exploration                         
Trenching and infill soil sampling underway                                     
Cape Mount Gold Project (pending legal DD)                                      
(Map and images removed for SENS purposes)                                      
2000 km2 highly prospective Archean geology                                     
Historic drilling inc. 9.9m at 5.4 g/t and 21.4m at 2.4 g/t Au                  
Recce rock chips inc. 6m at 23.6 g/t inc. 2m at 53.8 g/t Au                     
Adjacent to 1.5 Moz New Liberty discovery                                       
Extensive artisanal workings                                                    
Emerging new gold province                                                      
Nimba Gold Project                                                              
(Map removed for SENS purposes)                                                 
995 km2 highly prospective Archean/ geology                                     
10 km long BLEG anomaly defined                                                 
Coincident artisanal mining                                                     
Adjacent to 5 Moz Ity gold mine                                                 
Favourable structural, lithological and geophysical targets                     
Soil sampling underway                                                          
Lofa Gold Project                                                               
(Map removed for SENS purposes)                                                 
596 km2 highly prospective Archean geology                                      
6 km long BLEG anomaly defined                                                  
Along strike from 1.5 Moz New Liberty                                           
Major crustal scale structures                                                  
Artisanal activity confirmed                                                    
Soil sampling planned                                                           
Mofe creek Iron Project                                                         
(Map and images removed for SENS purposes)                                      
285 km2 highly prospective Archean geology                                      
Adjacent to historic +50 Mt DSO lump magnetite Bomi Hills mine                  
35 km strike of clean coarse grained itabirite mapped                           
High-grade +62% Fe DSO magnetite and +45% Fe friable itabirite confirmed        
10 km from rail, 65 km from port and 25 km from coast                           
Potential low capex DSO Fe project generating significant cash flow             
West African Growth Strategy                                                    
(Map removed for SENS purposes)                                                 
TAW & GRY actively seeking and reviewing potential growth opportunities in West 
Africa                                                                          
Alliance expected to generate further licences in new countries in the near term
Targeting gold, iron ore and other mineral opportunities                        
Valuable South African Asset Base                                               
6.76% indirect equity interest in manganese and iron ore JV with Aquila         
Resources                                                                       
Broker valuations of Avontuur potentially underpins Tawana market capitalisation
Enormous leverage into Liberian projects, management and Gryphon Alliance       
Project         Resource        Grade            Source                         
Avontuur Mn     117.9 Mt        38.3% Mn         AQA Nov 2011                   
Meletse Fe      47.6 Mt         62.9% Fe         AQA May 2010                   
Broker                   Avontuur                                               
JP Morgan        $926 million     Post DFS                                      
Macquarie        $680 million     Pre resource                                  
                                 upgrade and DFS                                
Southern Cross   $590 million     Pre resource                                  
                                 upgrade and DFS                                
(Ownership structure diagram removed for SENS purpose)                          
Next 12 months                                                                  
Sinoe Gold Project                                                              
Trenching & infill soils                                   Q2 2012              
Drilling Priority Targets                                  Q2/3 2012            
Cape Mount Gold Project                                                         
Legal due diligence & Definitive Agreement                 Q2 2012              
Trenching and Soils                                        Q2 2012              
Drilling Priority Targets                                  Q2/3 2012            
Nimba & Lofa Gold Projects                                                      
Stage 1 soils                                                       Q2 2012     
Follow-up soils & trenching                                Q3/4 2011            
Mofe Creek Iron Project                                                         
Aeromagnetics survey                                      Q2 2012               
Data review and target definition                         Q3 2012               
South Africa                                                                    
AQA sale process of Avontuur                              Q3 2012               
Portfolio rationalisation Ongoing                                               
West Africa & Strategic Alliance                                                
Project generation                                         Ongoing              
Company Highlights                                                              
Targeting multi Moz gold systems and high-grade iron ore in Liberia             
Strategic Alliance with major shareholder Gryphon Minerals                      
West African experienced board & management                                     
4280 km2 of highly prospective Archean and Birimian geology in Liberia          
Gold permits along strike from major gold discoveries; 5 Moz Ity mine, 3.8 Moz  
Dugbe and 1.5 Moz New Liberty                                                   
Iron ore permit adjacent to historic >50 Mt DSO lump magnetite deposit and      
infrastructure                                                                  
Aggressive exploration program underway; news flow through 2012                 
6.76% indirect share of significant manganese and iron ore projects             
Non-core project rationalisation underway and expected to generate shareholder  
returns                                                                         
Building Momentum                                                               
(Images removed for SENS purposes)                                              
Suite 25, 145 Stirling Highway, Nedlands, Western Australia                     
P.O. Box 3144 Broadway Nedlands WA 6009                                         
Phone: (08) 9389 3140 Fax: (08) 9389 3199                                       
www.tawana.com.au                                                               
12 March 2012                                                                   
Sponsor                                                                         
PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance (Pty) Ltd                              
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