The growth of affordable and reliable public transport in the early 20th century encouraged the development of suburbs. Public transport companies were strong promoters of suburban living because it increased patronage and profits. This New Zealand Railways hoarding appeared in the main cities in 1932.
Using this item
Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAVK W3493 E7901
This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 New Zealand Licence