Kōrero: Taxes

Harry Atkinson's property tax

Harry Atkinson's property tax

This 1882 caricature features a camel as the taxpayer loaded down by premier Harry Atkinson and his swag of taxes, including the property tax he introduced after coming to power in 1879.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-095-045
Cartoon by William Hutchison

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Paul Goldsmith, 'Taxes - Taxation – 1840 to the 1880s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/21528/harry-atkinsons-property-tax (accessed 24 May 2019)

Story by Paul Goldsmith, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 2 Sep 2016