Kōrero: King Country places

Ōhura: Ngarimu Street, 1950s (1 o 2)

Ōhura: Ngarimu Street, 1950s

From the 1930s to the 1970s coal mining underpinned Ōhura’s economy and the township prospered. This is the main street, Ngarimu Street, in the 1950s. Shops line the broad street, with houses scattered on either side.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, National Publicity Studios Collection
Reference: 1/2-039439-F/A21,409
Photograph by William Wilson

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:

Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country places - Ōhura', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/34801/ohura-ngarimu-street-1950s (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 30 Mar 2015