Kōrero: Government and agriculture

Land purchases in the South Island, early 1860 (2 o 2)

By the early 1860s the whole of the South Island had been bought by the Crown. This map shows the areas purchased, the year the purchase was made, and the price. The early purchase of land for European settlement allowed farming to rapidly expand in the South Island.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Bronwyn Dalley and Gavin McLean, Frontier of Dreams. Auckland: Hachette Livre NZ, 2005, p. 157

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Source: Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1865, G-3.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Tony Nightingale, 'Government and agriculture - Land purchase and early farming regulations, 1840–1876', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/18044/land-purchases-in-the-south-island-early-1860 (accessed 2 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Tony Nightingale, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008