[per press association.]
Wellington, April 1. The Customs returns for March amounted t0£123,587, as against £143,031 for February, and £132,888 for March last year. The amounts collected at the principal ports^were: —Auckland, £25,585; Wellington, £20,400 ;•' Christchurch, £21,591; Dunedin, £32,696. . The total for the financial year was £1,500,027. The beer duty for March was £5,353, collected thus :—At Auckland, £1,047 ; Wellington, £522 ; Christchurch, £988 ; Dunedin, £I,3B6—total for the financial year, £55,962. The Colonial Treasurer's estimates for the Customs were £1,550,000, and for the beer duty, £50,000.
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Customs Returns., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2391, 2 April 1890
Customs Returns. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2391, 2 April 1890
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