Kōrero: Colonial and provincial government

Dunedin banquet, October 1875

Dunedin banquet, October 1875

Around 500 people attended a banquet held in Dunedin at the end of October 1875 to protest proposals to abolish the provinces. In his address George Grey, a former governor who had been elected superintendent of Auckland province, stressed the importance of local – provincial populations – having a ‘close watch’ on the fate of ‘waste’, or unappropriated, land in their own areas.

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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: Otago Daily Times, 28 October 1875, p. 5

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Colonial and provincial government - Julius Vogel and the abolition of provincial government', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/35490/dunedin-banquet-october-1875 (accessed 19 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012