Bulk Sample Processing To Begin June 15, 2006

June 8, 2006 PDF version
June 8, 2006, Vancouver, B.C. - Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (“Peregrine”) (TSX-V: PGD) is pleased to announce that the Ekati(tm) Diamond Mine Sample Plant facility will begin processing the 2006 Bulk Sample from the DO-27 kimberlite pipe, NWT, Canada, on June 15, 2006.

The 2006 large diameter drilling bulk sampling program recovered approximately 566 tonnes of kimberlite which was collected in 444 separate sample bags from 12 holes. The kimberlite collected will be processed as approximately 90 separate samples, each sample being comprised of a number of combined bags representing standard depth intervals in each hole. This will allow the diamond recovery results to be correlated between holes and incorporated into 3D models for future resource evaluation.

The processing of all the kimberlite, including the picking and sorting of all the diamonds as well as grade calculations, should be completed by late August, 2006 at which time results will be released.

Peregrine’s diamond exploration programs are conducted under the direction of Dr. Jennifer Pell, Vice President Exploration, P. Geo., (BC), P. Geo. (NT/NU), a qualified person under NI 43-101.

Peregrine is a well funded Canadian diamond exploration/development company that is managed by experienced geoscientists. The company is taking the plus 9 hectare DO-27 diamondiferous kimberlite into pre-feasibility and is exploring for other diamondiferous kimberlites on its extensive land holdings in Canada. The company trades on the TSX-V Exchange under the symbol “PGD”.


Peregrine Diamonds Ltd.

Eric Friedland, President and CEO
Alan Carter, COO

Forward-Looking Statements: This document includes forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to statements concerning Peregrine’s projects, pre-feasibility studies, and other statements that are not historical facts. When used in this document, the words such as “could,” “confident,” “plan,” “estimate,” “expect,” “anticipated,” “intend,” “may,” “potential,” “should,” “scheduled,” “significant,” and similar expressions are forward-looking statements. Although Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. believes that its expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, such statements involve risk and uncertainties and no assurance can be given that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements are disclosed under the heading “Risk Factors” and elsewhere in the corporation’s periodic filings with Canadian regulators.

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