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New Zealand Farmer subscribers, 1892

New Zealand Farmer subscribers, 1892

The New Zealand Farmer, published in Auckland from 1885, was one of the earliest specialist farming journals. Seven years later, it had subscribers throughout the country, particularly in Taranaki and Manawatū.

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Source: Malcolm McKinnon, ed. Bateman New Zealand historical atlas: ko papatuanuku e takoto nei. Auckland: David Bateman, 1997, plate 54a

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural media - From print to digital publications', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 September 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008