Story: Northland region

Road-making (2nd of 3)

Road-making

Because of the region’s slow growth, Northland’s roads had low priority in the national roading strategy, and local authorities often did not have the funds to improve them. Gradually, however, a network developed. This photograph shows road-making in progress near Waipū in the 1920s.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Transport links', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7619/road-making (accessed 14 April 2021)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015