Kōrero: Streets and lighting

Tarsealing, 1925

Tarsealing, 1925

Onlookers watch a demonstration of a tar sprayer on Waimate’s High Street. Tar- or bitumen-sealed streets considerably improved the quality of urban life; blinding summer dust and tiresome winter bogs were consigned to the past.

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Waimate Historical Museum
Reference: 2002-1026-000662

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Adrian Humphris, 'Streets and lighting - Building and funding streets', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24476/tarsealing-1925 (accessed 7 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Adrian Humphris, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010