Kōrero: Customs and tariffs

Government revenue, 1840–1890

Government revenue, 1840–1890

Customs duties were by far the largest source of government revenues in the half-century after 1840. The only exceptions were occasional years – particularly in the 1870s – when the government was trying to encourage settlement by selling or leasing land.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Source: Paul Goldsmith, We won, you lost, eat that! Auckland: David Ling, 2008, pp. 16, 46, 71, 102.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Tony Simpson, 'Customs and tariffs - Tariffs for revenue, 1840–1940', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/graph/22567/government-revenue-1840-1890 (accessed 25 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Tony Simpson, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010