Story: Customs and tariffs


Early customs house, Auckland (1st of 2)

Early customs house, Auckland

The small store in the foreground served as the customs house for Auckland when customs duties were first introduced in 1841.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: 4-504

Permission of Auckland City Libraries Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

How to cite this page:

Tony Simpson, 'Customs and tariffs - Tariffs for revenue, 1840–1940', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 December 2016)

Full story by Tony Simpson, published 11 Mar 2010