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Joseph Barrow Montefiore

Merchant, financier.

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Joseph Barrow Montefiore, who visited New Zealand in 1830 and for a number of years afterwards traded in flax and whale oil. Though he did not settle in the country it was he who first named New Zealand "Britain of the South". — John Israel Montefiore, who came to the Bay of Islands in 1831, and later achieved respect and prominence in the mercantile and civic affairs of early Auckland


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