Story: Northland region

Road-making (2nd of 3)


Because of the region’s slow growth, Northland’s roads had low priority in the national roading strategy, and local authorities often did not have the funds to improve them. Gradually, however, a network developed. This photograph shows road-making in progress near Waipū in the 1920s.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Transport links', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 July 2024)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015