Kōrero: Roads

Auckland map, 1842

This plan of Auckland shows its streets and roads – or rather the lack of them – in 1842. At this time goods and people were mainly transported by sea – roads were just bare areas of earth that turned to muck whenever it rained.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: MapColl-832.1291gbbd/1842/Acc.22934

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:

Carl Walrond, 'Roads - Early roads', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/23289/auckland-map-1842 (accessed 26 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Mar 2016