Picton – and New Zealand’s – first motel opened in the summer of 1951–52; this one was photographed in 1958. New Zealand motel units, with their own kitchens, bathrooms and car parking, had amenities which the hotels of the time lacked.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
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