Kōrero: Colonial and provincial government

North Island counties, 1881 (1 o 2)

In 1876 counties replaced the provinces in rural areas. They were intended to build roads and bridges. In many instances road boards continued to do that work and were constituted as counties. With expanding settlement the 32 North Island counties in 1876 had become 76 by 1921.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: MapColl -830fb 1881 29305

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Colonial and provincial government - Julius Vogel and the abolition of provincial government', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/35491/north-island-counties-1881 (accessed 4 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 6 Oct 2023