Story: Suburbs

Opening up Auckland’s North Shore

Opening up Auckland’s North Shore

The Auckland Harbour Bridge, built between 1956 and 1959, changed the city’s North Shore from a string of seaside villages into a large commuter suburb. The lower photo shows Raleigh Rd in Northcote in the early 1960s, a few years after the bridge was opened.

Photographs courtesy of Elizabeth Lancaster (La Vie)

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Auckalnd Libraries, Takapuna Library Photograph Archive
Reference: N0116015 (top); N0113076 (bottom)
Photographs by Philip La Vie

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Mark Derby, 'Suburbs - The role of transport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/25062/opening-up-aucklands-north-shore (accessed 26 September 2021)

Story by Mark Derby, published 11 Mar 2010