Kōrero: Shops

Main street, Upper Hutt, 1950s

Main street, Upper Hutt, 1950s

The main shopping street of Upper Hutt in the 1950s was typical of many small New Zealand towns or suburbs. Small shops lined both sides of the street. Visible here are McKenzies (a chain variety store), Tomlin Watchmaker, Gibbs Chemist, a real estate agent and a hardware shop advertising Taubmans paints.

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Upper Hutt City Library Heritage Collections
Reference: P5-80-797

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Shops - Small-town and suburban shopping', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21212/main-street-upper-hutt-1950s (accessed 21 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 16 Sep 2016