Story: Suburbs

Property investment, Auckland

Property investment, Auckland

In 1916 when house sections at Bucklands Beach, Auckland, were first advertised for sale, the area was promoted as a ‘beautiful seaside summer resort’. In the 2000s it was a commuter suburb for people working in Auckland city.

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Mark Derby, 'Suburbs - The state builds suburbs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 August 2022)

Story by Mark Derby, published 11 Mar 2010