Māori and Pākehā children pose outside a new state house in the South Auckland suburb of Takanini in the 1970s. From the 1950s many Māori families living in slum-like conditions in the inner-city suburbs of Auckland and Wellington were re-housed in new Māori Affairs Department state houses in the outer suburbs like this one.
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