Southern Provinces Almanac, 1865

imageContains notes on events in 1864 for the province of Canterbury; postal regulations; port regulations; lists of occupations and trades; a list of officiating ministers; lists of government and provincial officers.

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  • General Government directory
  • Justices of the Peace for the colony of New Zealand
  • New Zealand Army List
  • Coastal Defence Force regulation
  • The introduction of trees, flowers, and fruits into Canterbury
  • Port regulations
  • Stewart's Island : report by Chief Surveyor
  • Newspapers of New Zealand

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  • Canterbury. Narrative of events for 1864
  • Memorabilia of the year, 1863-4

Includes commentary on: dullness of trade; progress of Lyttelton and Christchurch railway; commercial improvements; changes in the harbour of Lyttelton; the work of the Christchurch City Council; wool exports; new building taking place in Christchurch.

  • Customs and tariffs
  • Postal information and regulations
  • Map of Christchurch
  • Canterbury directory

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This material has been digitised from the collection of Christchurch City Libraries.