Story: Transport – overview

Cars in Hamilton

Cars in Hamilton

This view of Hamilton’s main street, Victoria St, in 1950, shows motor vehicles competing with bicycles. By the late 1940s, Waikato was one of the most highly motorised regions in New Zealand.

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James Watson, 'Transport – overview - Motor vehicles', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 May 2022)

Story by James Watson, published 11 Mar 2010