Marti Friedlander’s 1971 photograph documents the moment in time when Ponsonby was a low income suburb, with a large Polynesian population, and much of its low rental housing stock looked tired. Subsequent gentrification forced Māori and Pacific communities out of Auckland’s older inner-city residential areas to the outlying suburbs.
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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
by Marti Friedlander
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