Kōrero: Whanganui region

Victoria Avenue, Whanganui, 1920s

Victoria Avenue, Whanganui, 1920s

By the 1920s, Whanganui had become a modern city. Victoria Avenue, its heart, was busy with cars and trams, and lined with shops and a landmark post office building and clock tower.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
Reference: 1/2-048797;G
Photograph by Sydney Charles Smith

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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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - Forging a region, 1870s–1920s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19034/victoria-avenue-whanganui-1920s (accessed 31 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Diana Beaglehole, updated 1 Jun 2015