Story: City history and people

Pouring concrete (3rd of 2)

Pouring concrete

At weekends suburbs were a hive of activity, with people rushing to sports events, catching up with friends and family, and engaging in home maintenance. Here two men pour a concrete driveway in front of an Auckland house in 1969.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQT 6401 A90,683
Photograph by Gregory Riethmaier

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How to cite this page:

David Thorns and Ben Schrader, 'City history and people - Suburban life', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/23526/pouring-concrete (accessed 25 May 2020)

Story by David Thorns and Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010