Kōrero: Streets and lighting

Relief work, 1930s

Relief work, 1930s

During the 1930s economic depression all municipalities used unemployed workers to build new infrastructure such as streets. This shows relief workers building Mt Albert Road, Wellington, in 1932.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: PAColl-9469

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Adrian Humphris, 'Streets and lighting - Street construction and surfaces', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24488/relief-work-1930s (accessed 5 August 2021)

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