Story: City history and people

Expanding Auckland

From the 1950s Auckland’s growth outstripped that of the other four main cities. This 1959 clip highlights the city’s suburban expansion and rapid growth.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Pictorial Parade 98. National Film Unit, 1960

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David Thorns and Ben Schrader, 'City history and people - New cities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 June 2022)

Story by David Thorns and Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010