Story: Banking and finance

Bank of Otago £1 note (3rd of 4)

Bank of Otago £1 note

The Bank of Otago, set up to profit from the Otago gold rushes of the 1860s, was formed in London in 1863. It traded in Otago until 1873, when it went into liquidation. Much of its business was taken over by the newly formed National Bank.

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David Tripe, 'Banking and finance - Banking and finance to 1984', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 May 2024)

Story by David Tripe, published 11 Mar 2010