Story: Local and regional government

Provincial boundaries, 1876

From 1853 to 1876 New Zealand was divided into provinces, whose governments controlled their own education, health, roading and other services.

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Mark Derby, 'Local and regional government - Early forms of local government', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/35367/provincial-boundaries-1876 (accessed 22 May 2019)

Story by Mark Derby, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 17 Feb 2015