Story: Motorcycles

Mobile washerwoman

Mary Watson of Seddon, Marlborough, offered a mobile clothes-washing service with her motorbike and sidecar in the 1940s. 

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review no. 317. National Film Unit, 1947

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Carl Walrond, 'Motorcycles - History of motorcycles', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 July 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 11 Mar 2010