Story: Land ownership

‘The death of leasehold’

‘The death of leasehold’

In 1911 the Reform Party, led by William Massey (pictured) campaigned successfully against leasehold. When his government took office it offered tenants the right to purchase Crown leasehold property. This cartoon by Trevor Lloyd appeared in the New Zealand Herald.

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Cartoon by Trevor Lloyd

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How to cite this page:

Jim McAloon, 'Land ownership - Consolidation of land settlement, 1912–1950s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by Jim McAloon, published 24 Nov 2008