Freemans Bay, a hillside suburb between Ponsonby and the harbour, was where Auckland’s poor were concentrated at the start of the 20th century. This jumble of small, cheaply built and insanitary slum houses prompted a press campaign to move its residents into low-cost suburban housing.
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