Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Skandia, 1875

Skandia, 1875

Well-known names, both English and Scandinavian, appear on this advertising page of Skandia, a Danish-language Palmerston North newspaper. George Snelson was the first mayor of Palmerston North; Richter Nannestad was a Scandinavian sawmilling partnership. The paper closed after only a few issues.

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Reference: Skandia, 18 November 1875, p. 3

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua region - Culture and heritage to 1940', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 April 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Apr 2015