Kōrero: Land ownership

South Island land tenures, 1950 (2 o 2)

In the South Island the extent of freehold land was more limited than in the North Island, because much of the high country east of the main divide remained in leasehold. The West Coast was mainly owned by the Crown as state forests, reserves or parks.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: MapColl 830ed 1950 6115

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jim McAloon, 'Land ownership - Consolidation of land settlement, 1912–1950s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/18210/south-island-land-tenures-1950 (accessed 9 August 2022)

He kōrero nā Jim McAloon, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008