Kōrero: Manufacturing – an overview

Manufacturing, 1867

In 1867 manufacturing was spread through New Zealand’s provinces. Auckland remained the dominant industrial area, with the most manufacturers (102), the most employees (1,041), the most horsepower used (1,165 – around 900 kilowatts), and the most capital invested (£246,400 – around $25 million in 2009 terms). It would shortly be overtaken by Dunedin, its manufacturing lifted by the gold rush.

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Source: Statistics New Zealand

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Ian Hunter, 'Manufacturing – an overview - Early manufacturing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/25097/manufacturing-1867 (accessed 9 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Ian Hunter, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010