Kōrero: Land ownership

Small farms in Mt Eden

Small farms in Mt Eden

This view from Mt Eden looking south-south-west shows the clustering of small holdings in the Auckland area. Until the 1860s much of the land in the Auckland province remained in Māori hands, so European settlers were restricted to relatively small parcels of land.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Jim McAloon, 'Land ownership - Early Pākehā land settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17901/small-farms-in-mt-eden (accessed 24 August 2019)

Story by Jim McAloon, published 24 Nov 2008