This row of ‘workmen’s homes’ still stands in Patrick St, Petone, near Wellington, after more than a century. These early state houses were built to high standards, but often proved too expensive and too far from workplaces to suit the low-income residents they were intended for.
Using this item
Manatū Taonga – Ministry for Culture and Heritage
Reference: Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1909, H-11B
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.