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Auckland Exhibition

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Auckland Exhibition

The Auckland Exhibition was a world's fair held in Auckland Domain Park, Auckland, New Zealand in 1913 and 1914.[1]


The Auckland Industrial, Agricultural and Mining Exhibition[2] the fair was opened on 1 December by the chairman of the fair (George Elliott) with the prime minister (king.[3] There were 18000 attendees on the opening day.[2] It ran until 18 April 1914[4]

Entrance to the fair

Exhibits and entertainment

Exhibition buildings included a concert hall, art gallery,[5] machinery court,[6] palace of industries[7] and exhibition tower[8]

Entertainments in the fair's Wonderland[8] included water shute, tobaggons, a figure 8 railway[2] and a tea room[5]

Postage Stamps

Forged overprints on 1913 New Zealand stamps.

Stamps were issued to mark the exhibition, but although the monarch was now [9]


  1. ^ Pelle, Kimberley D. "Appendix D:Fairs Not Included". In Findling, John E. Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions. McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 427.  
  2. ^ a b c "Papers Past — NZ Truth — 13 December 1913 — AUCKLAND EXHIBITION OPENED.". Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "02 Dec 1913 - AUCKLAND EXHIBITION. MESSAGE FROM THE KING.". Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "OUTPOST: Welcome to Auckland". Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "View of the Concert Hall and Art Gallery, Auckland Exhibition, Auckland Domain". Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "View of Wonderland, Auckland Exhibition, Auckland Domain, looking towards the water chute". Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "View of the Palace of Industries and towers, Auckland Exhibition, taken at night to show the illuminations". Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  8. ^ a b "View of Wonderland from Exhibition Tower, Auckland Exhibition, Auckland Domain". Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "Commemoratives: Christchurch and Auckland Exhibitions". Retrieved 23 April 2012. 

External links

  •[collection]=Price%2C+William+Archer%2C+1866-1948+%3ACollection+of+post+card+negatives&i[placename]=Auckland+Domain Site with links to lots of photographs of the exhibition
  • Image of the palace of Industries at night
  • A further Image of the palace of Industries at night
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