Kōrero: Economy

Exploiting resources (1 o 3)

Exploiting resources

The first Europeans quickly profited by the available resources. Among the earliest to arrive were sealers who, as this painting shows, used brutal methods to kill seals for oil and fur. By about 1820 the seal harvest in the southern regions of New Zealand was over.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero

Permission of Auckland City Libraries Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Brian Easton, 'Economy - The European economy: a history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/3737/exploiting-resources (accessed 29 November 2021)

He kōrero nā Brian Easton, updated 1 Sep 2016