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St Heliers: past and present (1st of 2)

St Heliers: past and present

In the course of its rapid growth through the 20th century, Auckland has swallowed up farmland and countryside. It is now, in area, one of the largest cities on earth. The suburb of St Heliers, relatively close to the city centre, was still open farmland in 1920.

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: 1-W1699
Photograph by Henry Winkelmann

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John Wilson, 'Society - Where New Zealanders live', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/2504/st-heliers-past-and-present (accessed 7 July 2020)

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