Kōrero: Seddon, Richard John

Richard John Seddon wheeling a barrow of clay at the turning of the first sod of the Lawrence-Roxburgh railway works

Richard John Seddon wheeling a barrow of clay at the turning of the first sod of the Lawrence-Roxburgh railway works

The extension of the railway system in New Zealand was a cause for great celebration in isolated communities. Here Premier Richard John Seddon officiates at the start of construction for the Lawrence-Roxburgh railway, around 1900.

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David Hamer. 'Seddon, Richard John', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/2s11/seddon-richard-john (accessed 18 June 2019)