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From: Ian Clapham <>
Subject: Re: [nz] NEW-ZEALAND Digest, Vol 4, Issue 252
Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2009 13:33:06 +1200
Estevan BELLVE and Joseph SOLER were growing grapes and making wine in
Wanganui in the mid to late 1860s
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> Date: Sun, 5 Jul 2009 21:41:41 +1200 (NZST)
> From: "Denise & Peter" <>
> Subject: [nz] Is this the beginning of our celebrated wine industry?
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> Daily Southern Cross April 30th 1874 (Papers Past)
> "As will be seen by reference to an advertisement in another column some
> Frenchmen lately arrived by the 'Dorette ' require employment. They have
> been accustomed to vinyards. This opportunity should be embraced by those
> having a vineyard planted or intending to plant one. It has been
> repeatedly proved that grapes grow well in the province of Auckland."
> The Advertisement:
> "Wanted, Employment by Frenchmen (arrived by Dorette) accustomed to
> vineyards. Apply Barrack master, Emigration depot."
> Denise & Peters Our Stuff
> New Zealand
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