Story: Newman, Henry and Newman, Thomas

Newman Brothers' service car on a bush track

Newman Brothers' service car on a bush track

In 1911, Henry Newman purchased his first Cadillac to supplement the horse-drawn coaches that he and his brother Thomas Newman had previously used to carry mail and passengers. By 1919 motor cars had completely replaced the coaches.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Frederick Nelson Jones Collection (PAColl-3051)
Reference: 1/1-010032; G
Photograph by Frederick Nelson Jones

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How to cite this page:

Shirley Tunnicliff. 'Newman, Henry and Newman, Thomas', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1993. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 November 2021)