For many years, in both the 19th and 20th centuries, New Zealand was a favoured destination of people emigrating from Scotland’s remote Shetland Islands. A misguided belief that they would find bleak Campbell Island similar to their homeland led to the employment of Shetlanders by a leaseholder who hoped sheep farming on the island would succeed. It didn’t.
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