The Auckland Harbour Bridge, built between 1956 and 1959, changed the city’s North Shore from a string of seaside villages into a large commuter suburb. The lower photo shows Raleigh Rd in Northcote in the early 1960s, a few years after the bridge was opened.
Photographs courtesy of Elizabeth Lancaster (La Vie)
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
North Shore Libraries, Takapuna Library Photograph Archive
Reference: N0116015 (top); N0113076 (bottom)
Photographs by Philip La Vie
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