Kōrero: Bay of Plenty places

Art deco architecture

Art deco architecture

When the Rangitāiki swamp was drained and converted to farmland, Whakatāne grew rapidly as a farm service town. A hotel built there in 1879 was replaced by this one in 1939, when the art deco style was popular.

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Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty places - Whakatāne', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5727/art-deco-architecture (accessed 2 August 2021)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015