Kōrero: Railways

Work and play

This 1948 newsreel shows Railways Department staff at work, and socialising after hours. Until the 1980s the department was the main employer in many small towns, and often provided social facilities for its employees.

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Reference: Railway worker. National Film Unit, 1948

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Neill Atkinson, 'Railways - Housing the workers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/21416/work-and-play (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Neill Atkinson, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, reviewed & revised 11 Mar 2016