Kōrero: City boosters and promoters

Beautifying groups (1 o 2)

Beautifying groups

Beautifying societies and associations, which emerged throughout the country in the late 19th century, were voluntary groups concerned with improving urban environments. Tree planting was a favoured activity, particularly in the early days when most local councils did not have parks and reserves departments.

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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: Evening Post, 18 April, 1912, p. 3

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'City boosters and promoters - Progress groups', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21710/beautifying-groups (accessed 18 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010