Story: City planning

Charles Reade's flyer

This flyer promotes the 1911 lecture tour of journalist and town-planning advocate Charles Reade. Early garden-city and town-planning promoters were eager to show the public that slumlike conditions existed in New Zealand cities, and that town planning was required to relieve the problem.

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University of Auckland Library and Learning Services, Special Collections
Reference: Sir George Fowlds Papers (MSS & Archives A-17 3/65)

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Ben Schrader, 'City planning - Town planning emerges', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 July 2022)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 26 Mar 2015