New Zealand Sugar Company Limited

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

New Zealand Sugar Company Limited

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Other form(s) of name

  • New Zealand Sugar Company

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Description area

Dates of existence

1883 - 1888


The New Zealand Sugar Company Limited was formed on 23 June 1883 and operated Chelsea Refinery in Auckland from September 1884. Equal shares were held by the Colonial Sugar Refining (CSR) Company, Victoria Sugar Co, and New Zealand business interests. The first manager was J E Brewster until 1887. His successor W W Philson continued as Auckland Manager for CSR Co Limited after the company was amalgamated with CSR Co Limited in 1888.


Auckland, New Zealand

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Functions, occupations and activities

sugar and confectionery manufacturing

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description on 21 May 2012




Publicity Department (CSR Limited, July 1976), A chronological summary of CSR Limited 1855-1976.

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