Story: Suburbs

Living in the suburbs

This government newsreel from the late 1950s promotes the advantages of suburban family life, either in private or state-built housing.

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Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Pictorial Parade 97. National Film Unit, 1960

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Mark Derby, 'Suburbs - The suburban ideal', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 November 2023)

Story by Mark Derby, published 11 Mar 2010