As a way of publicising the opening of the first state in Miramar on 18 September 1937, members of the Labour government cabinet helped to carry in the tenants' furniture. This clip from a government film captures the moment. It also shows the Prime Minister Michael Joseph Savage moving back down the front path through an admiring crowd before ending with a view of the first tenants, John and Mary McGregor and their two children (also John and Mary), posing in front of their new home.
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