Kōrero: Alcohol

Dry electorates, 1894–1908

Under an 1893 act, electorates could vote themselves 'dry'. Existing liquor licences were cancelled and no new ones could be issued in that electorate. In the election the next year Clutha chose to become dry, and over the subsequent elections another 11 electorates followed suit. This map shows the spread of 'no-licence' electorates.

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Source: NZHistory

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Jock Phillips, 'Alcohol - Prohibition movement, 1880–1919', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/40672/dry-electorates-1894-1908 (accessed 4 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 13 Apr 2016