Story: Holidays

Promoting holidays: a summer break (2nd of 2)

Promoting holidays: a summer break

From 1927 the New Zealand Railways Publicity Branch began campaigns to persuade people to travel by train rather than car on their holidays. This 1930s poster depicts the range of possible summer destinations, and suggests the economy of rail in comparison with car travel.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAOK W3241 1/31

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Holidays - Holidays away from home', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 January 2022)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 Sep 2013