The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Nelson, Marlborough & Westland Provincial Districts]
Mr. Arthur Elias Benjamin
Mr. Arthur Elias Benjamin , Manager and Part Proprietor of the “Hokitika Guardian and Evening Star,” was born in the year 1871, at Hokitika, where he was educated, and brought up to mercantile life. In 1902, he joined the paper as manager, and, a year later, became a partner in the firm. Mr. Benjamin is interested in football and cricket, is a member of local clubs, and for several years represented his elub and Westland in football. He married a daughter of Mr. Robert Johnston, of Greymouth, in July, 1902.