Story: Superphosphate

Lincoln College

Lincoln College

Canterbury Agricultural College, now Lincoln University, was established in 1878. W. E. Ivey, the first director, imported the first shipment of superphosphate into New Zealand from Australia in 1880. Manufacture in New Zealand began in 1881.

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Arthur Duncan, 'Superphosphate - Superphosphate history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 June 2022)

Story by Arthur Duncan, published 24 Nov 2008