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New Assays, Improved Interpretation of Mineralized Zones at GWR Resources' Lac La Hache Property

February 17, 2009


ARMSTRONG, BRITISH COLUMBIA - GWR Resources Inc. (the “Company”) (TSX Venture: GWQ) is pleased to release new assay results for 15 holes drilled in three zones during its fall 2008 exploration program. The holes were drilled to follow-up previous drilling results and to test new geophysical and geochemical targets generated by summer soil sampling, induced polarization (IP) and ground magnetometer surveys. Collar locations are illustrated on a detailed plan map which accompanies this information release.

Aurizon South Zone

As announced previously (Dec 9, 2008), drill testing of a weak IP anomaly located south of the Central Aurizon Zone intersected a new zone (Aurizon South) containing 26 meters of very high gold and copper values (Hole AZS08-07). Limited drilling (10 holes to date) has shown this mineralization occurs south of an east-west oriented fault, down-dropped to the south.

Both Central and South Aurizon zones are hosted within hydrothermal breccia cutting orange-altered monzonite with low sulphide content (producing only weak IP responses), and both are cut by northwest faults that displace the mineralization. The Aurizon South Zone however, is highly enriched in gold and contains non-magnetic hematite rather than magnetite.

New core assay results are tabulated below. Hole AZS08-09, drilled 50 meters south of high-grade mineralization in AZS08-07, intersected unaltered, unmineralized monzonite and the zone is interpreted to be fault displaced to the east. Hole AZS08-10 cut a second, relatively thick lower grade zone lying 130 meters above the high grade gold-copper in AZS08-07 and is interpreted as a halo. Although IP responses over this zone are weak, they suggest it shallows to the south-southeast.
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            Northing  Easting  Elev. Az. Dip   EOH  From  To  val Copper Gold
    Hole No.   (m)      (m)    (m) (deg) (deg) (m)  (m)   (m) (m)   (%) (g/t)
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    AZS08-03  5757785  617849  1398  270 -70  481.6  No significant results
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    AZS08-05  5757796  617890  1396  270 -60  335.2  No significant results
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    AZS08-06  5757796  617990  1396  270 -60  356.6   47   59  12  0.26  1.27
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    AZS08-07
    (*)       5757791  618090  1385  270 -61  387.1  316  342  26  0.86  6.26
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                                           including 316  332  16  1.31  9.20
                                           including 326  332   6  1.92 15.20
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    AZS08-09  5757737  618092  1385  270 -60  372.0  No significant results
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                                                                  below
    AZS08-10  5757791  618090  1385  270 -45  315.5  209  267  58  0.10  0.65
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                                           including 229  267  38  0.20  0.83
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    (*) Results previously released on December 9, 2008

Holes AZS08-01 to 05 and AZS08-09 were drilled prior to discovery of the new zone, off the trend of mineralization, which has an interpreted plunge to the north-northwest. Future drilling will target this very prospective, open trend.

Central Aurizon Zone

Six holes (AZ08-90 to 95) were drilled to define the western boundary of the Central Aurizon Zone. Although assays have been received for the first four of these, geology indicates the western boundary lies further east than previously interpreted, and only hole AZ08-90 has intersected significant grades. Subsequent drilling (AZ08-96 to 98) intersected low grade mineralization along the western margin of the Aurizon breccia zone, but the first (AZ08-101) of two holes located 50 meters to the east has intersected two interesting zones, as shown in the table.

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    Hole No.     From (m)   To (m)    Interval (m)   Copper (%)    Gold (g/t)
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    AZ08-90       38          52          14             0.30         0.54
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    AZ08-91        -           -               No significant results
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    AZ08-92        -           -               No significant results
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    AZ08-93        -           -               No significant results
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    AZ08-96       50         120          70             0.19         0.39
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    AZ08-97      349         463         114       below 0.10         0.65
    including    349         389          40             0.33         0.74
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    AZ08-98      171         243          72       below 0.10         0.56
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    including    171         195          24             0.23         1.00
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    AZ08-101      81         131          50             0.44         0.67
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                 223         275          52             0.36         0.36
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Peach 1 Zone

Drilling here has outlined two east-west trending subparallel zones of low grade copper mineralization that appear to have been faulted off to the east but remain open to the west. New results from two holes are shown below. It is not expected that further work will be undertaken on the Peach Zone until compilation and interpretation of results is completed.

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                              Elev. Az.   Dip  EOH  From  To  val Copper Gold
    Hole No.   N (m)   E (m)   (m) (deg) (deg) (m)  (m)   (m) (m)   (%) (g/t)
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    PZ08-19  5758408  615250  1351  220  -70  395.7  No significant results.
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    PZ08-21  5758256  615125  1372   40  -60  518.0  248  273  24  0.26  0.75
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                                                and  327  405  78  0.20  0.14
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Peach 2 Zone

Interpreted results of new IP surveys indicate the large pyritic, low-copper sulphide body defined by drilling here may cap a deeper, copper-rich zone at a depth of 200 meters. Although no further work is currently planned on the Peach 2 Zone, this interpretation may be tested in the future.

The Company maintains a rigorous Quality Assurance/Quality Control program that conforms to the requirements of National Instrument 43-101. David G. Bailey, Ph.D., P.Geo., is the Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101 who accepts responsibility for the technical content of this news release.

For further information, please contact:
Responsible Officer: Irvin Eisler, President
Company Telephone Number: (250) 546-8048

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