Kōrero: Cars and the motor industry

Cars in New Plymouth, 1920s

Cars in New Plymouth, 1920s

Cars line both sides of Devon Street West in New Plymouth in the 1920s. Cars were very popular with farming families, who could now easily make day trips into major towns. Cars contributed to the demise of many smaller towns that had previously served farmers.

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Puke Ariki – Taranaki Museum & Library
Reference: PA2009-215

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Eric Pawson, 'Cars and the motor industry - Cars and society', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22854/cars-in-new-plymouth-1920s (accessed 27 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Eric Pawson, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010, updated 15 Dec 2014