The growth of urbanisation in New Zealand was influenced by labour-force distribution. Pākehā workers were increasingly employed in the urban-based secondary (manufacturing) and tertiary (service) sectors. These were larger than the rural-based primary (farming, forestry and mining) sector in employment terms by the 1920s. These people worked for shoe manufacturer R. Hannah and Co in Wellington in the 1930s. Scroll to the right to see the entire photograph.
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