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Hay R. W. 1832. Notices of New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Geographical Society 2: 133-136 (London).

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Abundance of flax (and timber) noted. "The flax settlements will rapidly assume a more permanent form, as the present desultory and speculative system progressively fails from the increasing unwillingness of the natives to dress the hemp .... depreciated value at home on account of dirty state in which it is supplied". Records location of flax settlements throughout the country

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Notices of New Zealand

Hay R. W.
in Victorian New Zealand - Reprint Series no. 6 Hocken Library 1979.

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