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Notes on the Geography of New Zealand: Dunedin 1 (Commercial): Photo 10

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For a while, Dunedin was home to the biggest shipping line in the Southern Hemisphere. Founded in 1853, the "Southern Octopus" was New Zealand's biggest private-sector employer; by 1914 it had a fleet of 75 ships. The whole kit and kaboodle was sold three years later to the P&O, whose properties were eventually sold in 2006 to Dubai Ports. The world turns. And if this building seems anachronistic, that's because it was built for the National Mortgage Association, which swapped properties with the steamship company, then remodeled the old shipping company building past recognition. Who painted this one? Call it our little mystery.

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