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ARRIVAL OF THE ZEALANDIA
The Evening Post August 28th 1878

This fine vessel, under command of our old friend Captain Sellar, was signalled early this morning, but the prevailing N E wind prevented her reaching our harbour until just before we went to press. She left London on 30th May, in company with the N Z S Co.'s ship Orari, for this port and has thus made the passage in 90 days, and beaten her opponent. The Zealandia is one of Shaw Savill's ships, consigned to Levin & Co. She brings a large general cargo, and a number of passengers but no Government immigrants.

ARRIVAL OF THE ZEALANDIA
The Evening Post August 29th 1878

As we stated yesterday, this ship was coming up the harbour from London as we went to press. Captain Sellars reports a fine weather passage, there being only one really hard blow throughout the voyage, which smashed the poop skylights. She left the Start Point on the 1st June, crossed the Equator on 3rd July, rounded the Cape on the 25th same month, passed Tasmania on 20th August, made Farewell on the 26th, and Wellington Heads at 4am yesterday. Pilot Holmes boarded at 8am, and brought her in as above mentioned. Her passengers have all arrived in good health, and speak very highly of Captain Sellars and officers for the attention paid to them. Mrs McKinley, a steerage passenger, was confined of a daughter during the voyage. The Zealandia was entered at the Customs to-day, and will be berthed first opportunity. The Zealandia will be the first wool ship from Wellington this season. Messrs Levin & Co are her agents.

ARRIVAL OF THE ZEALANDIA
Otago Witness August 31st 1878

The ship Zealandia left London on May 29th is one of Shaw Savill's ships, consigned to Levin & Co. She brings a large general cargo, and a number of passengers but no Government immigrants.