Voices from Auckland, New Zealand.
[Notice regarding gift of 40 Acre Farm]
Messrs. Alex. F. Ridgway & Sons, General Agents to the Provincial Government of Auckland, are authorised to give the following notice:—
Every industrious Man or Woman of good character, and not, through age, infirmity, or other cause, unlikely to form a useful Colonist, will, on approval, receive a Free Gift of Forty Acres of Land, in the Province of Auckland, New Zealand, together with Forty Acres More for each Person 18 years, and Twenty Acres for each Child 5 and under 18 years of age, whom he may take with him to the Colony.
The Order for this Land, which will he chosen by the Emigrant himself, will be delivered to all eligible applicants, by Messrs. Alex. F. Ridgway and Sons, General Agents to the Provincial Government of Auckland, at their Offices, 40, Leicester Square, London, on payment of a Fee of 10s. for each Forty Acre Order, and 5s. for each Twenty Acre Order. The only condition is, that the party shall have engaged to find his own way to the Colony, and this he can do at an expense of about £15 for passage, on applying to some respectable Ship Broker engaged in the New Zealand trade. The Emigrant is not required to occupy or cultivate the Land.