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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Reference: New Zealand Tablet (15 March 1917): p. 20.
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