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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Auckland Provincial District]

Mr. Alexander Schultze

Mr. Alexander Schultze, Proprietor of the Grosvenor Hotel, is a son of the late Mr. Henry Schultze, of Wellington, and was born in Forth Street, North Leith, Scotland, in 1844. He went to Australia with his parents in 1850, and after five years in Victoria came to New Zealand, landing in Wellington, where he followed various commercial pursuits till on going to Auckland, 1883, he took page 363 over the Northcote Hotel, and afterwards conducted hotels in various parts of the Wellington province Mr. Schultze again left Wellington, intending to go to Sydney, but decided to remain in Auckland, where he had different hotels for a period of about ten years. Early in 1897 he went to Hikurangi and took over the hotel there, and in May, 1900, he became proprietor of the “Grosvenor.” Mr. Schultze was married in 1893, and has one son and two daughters.