The large suburban development of Porirua, north of Wellington, created thousands of new houses in a few years. This 1958 newsreel is full of optimism for the future community. However, not all of the promised employment opportunities and public facilities eventuated.
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Reference: Pictorial Parade 79. National Film Unit, 1958.
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