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Impressions of Australia.

Mr 0. B. Stone, a well-known Aucklander, has just returned home ofter a lengthened tour on “ the other side," and like hundreds ot others ho comes back strengthened in hia belief that in tho near future the climate and superior resources of New Zealand will tell their own tale. To an interviewer ho said;

“ 1 could not help noticing everywhere that New Zealand, though under a cloud just now, was looked upon as bound to become an important placo sooner or later ; that as people made their money in Australia its climate tried their health, and that our beautiful climate tempted them to invest here ; that numbers were doing so already, and that all we wanted here was more population to lessen our debt average, more money and less government. With these advantages it was believed New Zealand would become a great and prosperous country.” “ I suppose you gave some attention to tho market for New Zealand produce in Australia '! “ Yes, I did, and I was sorry to see the disgraceful way in which most of our farming produce was being sent to the Australian market. While Australians admit that New Zealand is tho garden of Australasia, andfwhilc they can take all tho produce, they are fast becoming disgusted with the shameful way in which wo send our produce across to them. It is the old cry with us; ‘Oh, it’s good enough,’forgetting the adage that ‘ what will pay to do will pay to do well.’ I wish that our farmers would take this hint. I found several fresh outlets for our kauri gum, flax, timber, and all kinds of farming produce, and I feel perfectly sure that as we get more people on to tho land, and confidence again restored in financial centres, weshall soon see better days for our beautiful city and country.”

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Impressions of Australia., Issue 7931, 12 June 1889

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Impressions of Australia. Issue 7931, 12 June 1889

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