Story: Building and construction industry

Constructing state houses at Tītahi Bay

Constructing state houses at Tītahi Bay

Builders work on state houses at Tītahi Bay, near Wellington, in 1949. State houses were built by private builders who tendered for contracts. Successful tenderers ranged from large companies like Fletcher Construction to small firms with only a few staff.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
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Carl Walrond, 'Building and construction industry - Residential construction companies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 11 Mar 2010