Story: Acclimatisation

Colonial attitudes

Colonial attitudes

English artist Harry Bullock-Webster (1855–1942) arrived in New Zealand in 1881. His book, From the Hudson's Bay Company to New Zealand, is illustrated by sketches, many of them of a hunting theme. For colonials, hunting and fishing were major sources of recreation and they sought out these opportunities wherever they were in the British Empire.

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Carl Walrond, 'Acclimatisation - Early acclimatisation societies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/17464/colonial-attitudes (accessed 23 October 2019)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008