Kōrero: Sri Lankans

Tea advertisement, 1917 (2 o 2)

Tea advertisement, 1917

Until the 1990s New Zealanders were a nation of tea-drinkers, and from the 1890s Ceylon was a major source of New Zealand’s tea. The Colombo Tea Company of Dunedin sold it in tins, boxes and chests.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: New Zealand Tablet (15 March 1917): p. 20.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Sri Lankans - Immigration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/4028/tea-advertisement-1917 (accessed 25 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015