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Different Ethics: Edward Gibbon Wakefield


Sat 16 Sep 2017, 11:30am–12:30pm

Where: Petone Community Library, 7A Britannia Street, Petone, Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: HuttCityLibraries

Join us for a talk on Edward Gibbon Wakefield and the New Zealand Company settlements in Petone and Wellington.

Widely published historian Matthew Wright explores the dodgy dealings and curious values of Wakefield and his business associates as they tried to set up a private-enterprise colony in New Zealand.