New Zealand Company [record group]   (AAYZ)
1825 - 1858


GENERAL


The New Zealand Company was formed in England to purchase, survey, and sell New Zealand land to settlers, and establish settlements according to Edward Gibbon Wakefield's theories of systematic colonisation. Five major settlements were established at Wellington, Nelson, New Plymouth, Otago, and Canterbury.


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Location : United Kingdom
Record Group Reference : NZC  
Archives NZ description type : Agency (see more about description types)
Version Number: 6
Date Approved: 05/05/2017