Story: Colonial and provincial government

Immigration promotion: Canterbury, 1874 (2nd of 2)

Provinces were focused on development and wanted to attract a workforce as well as capital. In February 1874 Canterbury’s emigration agent Andrew Duncan was lecturing at Turriff in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on the opportunities for tradesmen, labourers and domestic servants to earn good money in the province.

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Christchurch Regional Office, Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: CH 287, CP143,ICPS 772(2)/1874

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Colonial and provincial government - Colony and provinces, 1852 to 1863', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/35478/immigration-promotion-canterbury-1874 (accessed 23 January 2020)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 20 Jun 2012