Kōrero: Country towns

Bell Brewery, Whanganui, 1870s

Bell Brewery, Whanganui, 1870s

Some country towns grew large enough to produce goods for a wider market than just the local community. Food and drink manufacturers were often the first such development. This brewery is in Whanganui – which had a population of only about 2,500 in the 1870s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, William James Harding Collection (PAColl-3042)
Reference: 1/1-000130; G
Photograph by William James Harding

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Country towns - Maturity and independence', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19413/bell-brewery-whanganui-1870s (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008