Story: Occupational structure

Home workers

Home workers

Working from home has become more feasible and popular thanks to improved information technology. A computer consultant, valuer, artist, geologist, landscape designer and psychotherapist were all members of this social group of self-employed people in Eastbourne, Wellington. Because they worked from home, meeting every fortnight helped them avoid feeling isolated.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1999/2597/15
Photograph by Ross Giblin

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Paul Callister and Robert Didham, 'Occupational structure - Time and place of work', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Paul Callister and Robert Didham, published 11 Mar 2010