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Waihi Borough Council, around 1930

Waihi Borough Council, around 1930

The gold-mining settlement of Waihī had declined in population by the time this photo was taken, around 1930. It shows Waihi Borough Council staff and vehicles (both mechanical and horse-drawn) assembled outside the council chambers and public library in the town's main street.

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Mark Derby, 'Local and regional government - Managing urbanisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 July 2022)

Story by Mark Derby, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Feb 2015