Story: Alderton, George Edwin

George Alderton on horseback

George  Alderton on horseback

The energetic and entrepreneurial George Alderton is pictured on tour, probably in the late 19th century. Through his newspaper journalism, handbooks and development schemes, he tirelessly promoted the potential of Northland.

Using this item

Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: G. E. Alderton (Resources of New Zealand)

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How to cite this page:

Nancy Pickmere. 'Alderton, George Edwin', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993, updated June, 2017. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/2a5/alderton-george-edwin (accessed 12 November 2019)