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Attitudes towards Dalmatians (1st of 2)

Attitudes towards Dalmatians

Cartoonist Ashley Hunter lampoons Premier Richard Seddon and his 1898 Kauri Gum Industry Bill. The bill established kauri gum reserves exclusively for British diggers and introduced a licensing system and three-month residential qualification for new arrivals. Some Dalmatians left the country, while others turned to farming, grape-growing or fishing.

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Reference: New Zealand Graphic, 17 December 1898.

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Carl Walrond, 'Dalmatians - Work and war: 1890 to 1930', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 June 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015