Aurizon Mines Ltd. announces first quarter 2010 conference call & webcast

    
    Shares Listed: Toronto Stock Exchange - Ticker Symbol - ARZ
    NYSE Amex:   - Ticker Symbol - AZK
    U.S. Registration: (File 001-31893)
    

VANCOUVER, May 5 /CNW/ - Aurizon Mines Ltd. (TSX: ARZ, NYSE Amex: AZK) plans to announce its 2010 First Quarter financial results before market open on Wednesday, May 12, 2010.

In addition, Aurizon management will host a conference call and live webcast for analysts and investors on Wednesday, May 12 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time) to review the results. You may access the call by dialing the operator at (647) 427-7450 or toll free access at: 1-888-231-8191 ten (10) minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

The call is being webcast and can be accessed at Aurizon's website at www.aurizon.com or enter the following URL into your web browser: http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=3061520.

Those who wish to listen to a recording of the conference call at a later time may do so by calling 1-800-642-1687 or (416) 849-0833 (Passcode: 72511811). A replay of the call will be available until Wednesday, May 19, 2010.

Aurizon is a gold producer with a growth strategy focused on developing its existing projects in the Abitibi region of north-western Quebec, one of the world's most favourable mining jurisdictions and prolific gold and base metal regions, and by increasing its asset base through accretive transactions. Aurizon shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "ARZ" and on the NYSE Amex under the symbol "AZK". Additional information on Aurizon and its properties is available on Aurizon's website at http://www.aurizon.com.

SOURCE AURIZON MINES LTD.

For further information: For further information: AURIZON MINES LTD, David P. Hall, President and C.E.O.; Ian S. Walton, Executive Vice President and C.F.O., Telephone: (604) 687-6600, Toll Free: 1-800-411-GOLD (4653), Fax: (604) 687-3932, Email: info@aurizon.com, Website: www.aurizon.com; or Renmark Financial Communications Inc., 2080 Rene-Levesque Blvd. West, Montreal, QC, H3H 1R6, Barry Mire: bmire@renmarkfinancial.com, Maurice Dagenais: mdagenais@renmarkfinancial.com, Media: Lynn Butler: lbutler@renmarkfinancial.com, Tel: (514) 939-3989, Fax: (514) 939-3717

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