Story: Fijians

Ships at the Colonial Sugar Company’s refinery

Ships at the Colonial Sugar Company’s refinery

Sugar cane from Fiji was delivered to the Colonial Sugar Refinery at Auckland, where it was processed into sugar. This 19th-century photograph shows ships anchored near the refinery.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Herman John Schmidt Collection (PAColl-3059)
Reference: 1/1-001160-G
Photograph by Herman John Schmidt

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Jacqueline Leckie, 'Fijians - First waves of immigration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/772/ships-at-the-colonial-sugar-companys-refinery (accessed 20 November 2019)

Story by Jacqueline Leckie, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015