Story: Holidays

Two round trips

This poster of 1930 advertises discounted rail and road holidays in the North and South islands. During the 1930s the government's Railways Department worked with local councils and chambers of commerce to promote some holiday destinations, and had package deals with some hotels.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-E-HOTEL-1930s-01

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Holidays - Holidays away from home', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 Sep 2013