Where once a resort like Rotorua was reached by train, and was mostly the preserve of the affluent, the spread of car ownership and improved roads brought increasing numbers of middle-income holidaymakers. They stayed in one of the many motels lining Fenton Street – seen here probably in the 1980s.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
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Kiri Jarden (not verified)
17 May 2012
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