Story: Otago region

Dunedin expands, 1951

Dunedin expands, 1951

Dunedin’s population grew by more than a quarter between the late 1940s and early 1960s. In 1951 new housing was visible in the foreground (North East Valley and Ōpoho) and in the distance, in the hill suburbs of Corstorphine and Kew.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Whites Aviation Collection
Reference: WA-29422
Photograph by Leo Lemuel White

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Population and employment since 1920', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 December 2023)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015