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Data Sources

Census and Statistics Department, Population Census - 1926, 1931, 1936, 1945, 1951.

New Zealand Taxation Review Committee (1967) Taxation in New Zealand: Report of the Taxation Review Committee, (“Ross Report”), October 1967.

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