Story: Auckland region

Dominion Road

Dominion Road

The introduction of electric trams in the early 1900s triggered suburban expansion. This is Dominion Road, near its junction with Valley Road. Shops were often sited next to the tram stops, to attract custom.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Farming and city building: 1900–1939', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 June 2023)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016