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Salient: Victoria University Students' Paper. Vol. 28, No. 11. 1965.

Interest in NZ

Interest in NZ

This new economic gospel found ready acceptance in minds not clouded by fixed pre-conceptions and age-old assumptions, not to mention supposed personal interests.

Individuals here and there, urged by the disastrous conditions of a time when unemployment in New Zealand reached about 70,000, when the average yearly gross income of the Northland dairy-farmer was assessed at £150, when in my own experience girls came to school without breakfast because their fathers were out of work, began to "read, learn and inwardly digest" the new ideas and to communicate them to others.

Thus groups were formed in various centres for the study of Social Credit and its application.