Golden Harp advised of drill results on Block A option: more high grade intersected - 3.0 m of 21.41 gpt Au including 1.5 m of 40.2 gpt Au



    VANCOUVER, June 25 /CNW/ - Golden Harp Resources Inc. (TSXV:GHR) today
announced that it has been advised by Benton Resources Corp. of drill results
for the remaining five drill holes recently completed on the Copper Hill
'Block A' option property. Highlights include: GH09-01: 8.5 metres (m) grading
5.03 gram per tonne (gpt) gold and GH09-06: 3.0 metres grading 21.41 gpt gold,
including 1.5 metres of 40.2 gpt gold.
    The Block A option covers 351 of Golden Harp's 855 claim units in the
northeastern portion of the Copper Hill project. Benton may earn up to a 70%
interest in the Block A by spending $3 million in exploration and issuing cash
and shares to Golden Harp (see NR March 12, 2009 for details). Golden Harp
will continue to explore and advance the significant gold and copper targets
situated in the 504 claim units not included in the Block A option.
    Benton Resources Corp. issued a press release today - the verbatim text
is included below:

    
         BENTON INTERSECTS MORE HIGH GRADE GOLD ON BLOCK A PROPERTY
    

    Benton Resources Corp (BTC: TSX.V, "Benton" or "the Company") is pleased
to announce that results for the remaining five drill holes GH09-01 and
GH09-04 to GH09-07 have now been received on the Golden Harp Block A option
located 30 km west of Gowganda, Ontario. The purpose of the drill program was
to verify gold (Au) mineralization intersected in historic drilling on the
Cook Zone as well as to test the continuity of the mineralization at depth and
on strike.
    The Company is pleased with the results of the diamond drill program that
produced several excellent intercepts such as GH09-01: 8.5 metres (m) grading
5.03 gram per tonne (gpt) Au and GH09-06: 3.0m grading 21.41 gpt Au, including
1.5 metres of 40.2 gpt Au. These intersections complement the drill results
released last week (Benton PR June 18, 2009) such as GH09-02, which cut a
down-hole intercept of 5.5m grading 11.9 gpt Au. This successful drill
campaign contributes to the understanding of the geometry, geology, and
control of the gold mineralization and will be used to help plan the next
drill program.

    
    Table of assay composites for the first holes received is as follows:

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    Drill Hole        From (m)      To (m)      Length (m)      Au (gpt)
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    GH09-01             204.9       234.3         29.4           2.10
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      includes          214.1       222.6          8.5           5.03
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      includes          220.1       222.6          2.5          10.73
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    GH09-04             125.7       127.2          1.5           2.62
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           and          143.5       145.1          1.6           2.13
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           and          166.7       169.4          2.7           1.19
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    GH09-05             196.5       204.0          7.5           0.69
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      includes          201.0       202.5          1.5           1.72
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    GH09-06             174.5       177.5          3.0          21.41
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      includes          176.0       177.5          1.5          40.20
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    GH09-07             122.0       123.3          1.3            1.5
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    Surface exploration is well underway with the establishment of a
41-kilometre (km) grid. Ground geophysics (magnetics and induced polarization)
and a soil sampling survey are currently in progress. Follow-up prospecting
and geological mapping will begin in early July. The new grid extends
southeast from the Cook Zone through to the MC Zone discovered by Golden Harp
in 2008. The MC Zone, located 1.3 km east-southeast of the Cook Zone, is
hosted in a thick package of pyritic, green carbonate, albite and hematite
altered ultramafic and mafic volcanic rocks. To date five holes have tested
the MC Zone over a strike length of 220m. All holes intersected widespread
anomalous gold mineralization with some of the better down hole mineralized
intervals returning 44.0m of 0.89 gpt Au (including 2.0m of 4.01 gpt Au) from
hole GH-025 and 9.0m of 3.6 gpt Au (including 2.0m grading 14.29 gpt Au) from
hole GH-019. After completion of the current and follow-up ground work is
compiled the data will be used to help devise a second phase diamond drill
program. Benton is earning up to a 70% interest in the project by spending
$3.0 million on exploration along with issuing cash and shares (Benton PR
March 12, 2009).
    Benton currently has approximately $13.5 million in cash, owns a 34.3%
interest in Coro Mining Corp (TSX.COP), holds an approximate 5% interest in
Marathon PGM Corp (TSX.MAR) and retains a 2% Net Smelter Royalty on the
northern portion of the Marathon PGM deposit.
    Clinton Barr (P.Geo.), V.P. Exploration for Benton Resources Corp., is
the qualified person responsible for this release.

    THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE HAS NOT REVIEWED AND DOES NOT ACCEPT
RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE. Forward-looking
statements in this release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform act of 1995. Investors are cautioned
that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties.

    
    For further information contact Stephen Stares @:

    611 Montreal Street
    Thunder Bay, ON P7E 3P2
    Phone (807) 475-7474 Fax (807) 475-7200
    www.bentonresources.com
    

    About Golden Harp

    Golden Harp Resources Inc. is a Canadian mineral exploration company. Its
145 square km, Copper Hill gold and base metal project is located 100
kilometres south of Timmins, along Highway 560 between Shining Tree and
Gowganda, Northern Ontario. The property, situated along the projected western
extension of the Cadillac Larder Lake Break in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt,
hosts several gold zones in a variety of geological settings; a copper zone;
and large portions of the property remain to be evaluated. The Company has
24,673,042 shares outstanding.

    Statements contained in this news release that are not historical facts
are forward-looking statements, which are subject to a number of known and
unknown risks, uncertainness and other factors that may cause the actual
results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward looking
statements. Although we believe that the expectations in the forward-looking
statements are reasonable, actual results may vary, and future results, levels
of activity, performance or achievements cannot be guaranteed.
    The information contained in the press release is a verbatim extract of
the press release issued by Benton Resources Corp. Although Golden Harp
believes the information included in the press release to be generally
reliable, the data has not been independently verified and Golden Harp does
not assume any liability for the accuracy or completeness of such information.

    
    The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the
    information contained herein.
    





For further information:

For further information: about Golden Harp, please visit our website at
www.goldenharpresources.com or contact: Natasha Blackburn, President and CEO,
Tel: (604) 688-4277; Kevin Filo, Senior Geologist, Tel: (705) 268-0371

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