Story: History of immigration

Dunedin hotel advertisement

Dunedin hotel advertisement

Having arrived in Dunedin, prospective miners were offered food and a glass of ale at Clarke and McIlroy, who were clearly wary of the miner’s reputation for drunkenness.

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Jock Phillips, 'History of immigration - Miners', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 December 2023)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Aug 2015