Kōrero: The voyage out

The New Zealand Shipping Company

The New Zealand Shipping Company

The New Zealand Shipping Company was founded in Christchurch late in 1872 and soon became one of the main shipping lines bringing out migrants. This 1910 poster is advertising passages to New Zealand on a fleet of large modern ships. They rounded the Cape of Good Hope on the way out, and went round Cape Horn on the return voyage.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-C-SHIP-1910-01

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'The voyage out - Early steamers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/2642/the-new-zealand-shipping-company (accessed 20 September 2021)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005