Story: History of immigration

Albertland

Albertland

There were two important group settlements in North Auckland during the 1850s and 1860s. The first was that of the Scots Highlanders who came to Waipū with Norman McLeod from 1853. The second was established by over 1,000 nonconformist Christians who came to Albertland, on the Kaipara Harbour, between 1862 and 1865. The image shows early Albertland settlers in front of their post office.

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Jock Phillips, 'History of immigration - Auckland’s immigrants: 1853 to 1870', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/2105/albertland (accessed 19 June 2019)

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