Kōrero: Empire and Commonwealth

Empire's star turn

Empire's star turn

A 1930s advertisement for New Zealand apples notes the imperial connection – New Zealand, or its apples, are the British Empire’s ‘star turn’. Modesty had not hampered the colony, which saw itself from the late 19th century as a ‘better Britain’: healthier, fairer and more open.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-E-FRUIT-1930s-01
Lithograph by Edward Cole

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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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

W. David McIntyre, 'Empire and Commonwealth - Trade and empire', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/33226/empires-star-turn (accessed 1 December 2020)

He kōrero nā W. David McIntyre, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012