Story: Germans

A view of Halcombe, Rangitīkei district, about 1878

A view of Halcombe, Rangitīkei district, about 1878

During the 1870s in the Wellington region, the towns of Halcombe, Rongotea and Carterton all had large concentrations of German immigrants.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-226-009
Lithograph by Edith Stanway Halcombe

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James N. Bade, 'Germans - 1870s: recruited settlers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/546/a-view-of-halcombe-rangitikei-district-about-1878 (accessed 20 November 2019)

Story by James N. Bade, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015