Kōrero: Rural services

Country Library Service van

Country Library Service van

Women choose books from a Country Library Service book van at Rāhotu, Taranaki, in 1972. The service, set up in 1937, sent book vans to country areas without local libraries.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library, James Sutherland Collection
Reference: PA1-o-847-34-4
Photograph by James Hector Sutherland

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural services - Getting news and information', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18567/country-library-service-van (accessed 30 November 2021)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008