Story: City planning

Town planning

Town planning

Town planners from the Wellington City Council stand around a map of the city in 1973. The different coloured squares represent different land-use zones and the wooden objects represent buildings, from factories to skyscrapers.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1973/0649/8

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Ben Schrader, 'City planning - From motorways to the Resource Management Act', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/25752/town-planning (accessed 18 February 2019)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 26 Mar 2015