Story: Subantarctic islands

Auction of pastoral runs

In November 1894 the New Zealand government offered for auction four leases of 21 years each on the Auckland and Campbell islands. Run 501 was the northern part of Auckland Island, 502 was the southern part, 510 was Adams Island and 511 was the whole of Campbell Island.

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Reference: MapColl 837gc 1894 3260

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Jock Phillips, 'Subantarctic islands - Castaways and farmers, 1860–1940', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/38559/auction-of-pastoral-runs (accessed 18 August 2019)

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