Kōrero: Suburbs

Slum housing, Auckland, 1905

Slum housing, Auckland, 1905

Freemans Bay, a hillside suburb between Ponsonby and the harbour, was where Auckland’s poor were concentrated at the start of the 20th century. This jumble of small, cheaply built and insanitary slum houses prompted a press campaign to move its residents into low-cost suburban housing.

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Auckland City Libraries – Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero
Reference: 1-W1245

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Suburbs - The suburban ideal', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25048/slum-housing-auckland-1905 (accessed 21 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Mark Derby, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010