Use the index. Opens in another window. The links below go to very large [200k] scanned images from the original book. The numbers refer to the original page numbers from 'Cyclopedia New Zealand' - Canterbury edition. Some of the images are not straight on the page as the original book would not completely open and press for scanning. This book was printed in 1903.
21 April 1876 North Otago Times pg2
New Zealand has thriven because it is not a city-ridden country; because the rural districts have not been scarified to make huge cities. The country districts are the sources from which the wealth flows to the towns. Sir J. Vogel