Kōrero: City planning

Porirua

Porirua was built as a satellite city for Wellington in the 1950s and 1960s. This 1958 film highlights the erection of new houses and provision of shops and other amenities in the settlement.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 79. National Film Unit, 1958

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Ben Schrader, 'City planning - Suburbs and satellite cities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/25746/porirua (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 26 Mar 2015