Kōrero: City history and people

Building Porirua

A shortage of housing after the Second World War led the government to start building new suburbs in the main centres, some of which became satellite cities. Among these was Porirua, north of Wellington. This 1958 clip shows the land being developed and houses built.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Pictorial Parade 79. National Film Unit, 1958

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

David Thorns and Ben Schrader, 'City history and people - Suburban growth', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/23519/building-porirua (accessed 7 December 2019)

He kōrero nā David Thorns and Ben Schrader, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010