Kōrero: Suburbs

Ōtara street, 1970s

Ōtara street, 1970s

The South Auckland state-housing suburb of Ōtara became notorious in the 1970s for anti-social behaviour and run-down housing. This photo shows the conditions that offended some people, with rusting cars sitting in front yards.

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Housing New Zealand Corporation

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Suburbs - New suburbs, 1950s–1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25071/otara-street-1970s (accessed 6 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010