Kōrero: Economic history

Government department building, Stratford, 1913

Government department building, Stratford, 1913

The government building in the Taranaki town of Stratford advertises in its windows the range of government activities in that small community. The ground floor of the building was occupied by the Public Works Department, whose 15 employees pose outside. The PWD was responsible for building roads and bridges.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, James McAllister Collection (PAColl-3054)
Reference: 1/1-012636-G
Photograph by James McAllister

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:

Brian Easton, 'Economic history - Government and market liberalisation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24359/government-department-building-stratford-1913 (accessed 19 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Brian Easton, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010