Story: Superphosphate

Lincoln College

Lincoln College

Canterbury Agricultural College, now Lincoln University, was established in 1878. W. E. Ivey, the first director, imported the first shipment of superphosphate into New Zealand from Australia in 1880. Manufacture in New Zealand began in 1881.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

How to cite this page:

Arthur Duncan. 'Superphosphate - Superphosphate history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 14-Nov-12