Story: Suburbs

Nuclear family (1st of 3)

Nuclear family

A family stand outside their Auckland suburban home in this 1943 photo by John Pascoe. They typify the nuclear family that suburban life was intended to support.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, John Dobrée Pascoe Collection (PAColl-0783)
Reference: 1/4-000619; F
Photograph by John Dobrée Pascoe

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Mark Derby, 'Suburbs - Suburban life since the 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/25073/nuclear-family (accessed 28 October 2021)

Story by Mark Derby, published 11 Mar 2010