Kōrero: Suburbs

Men in the suburbs, 1950s

Men in the suburbs, 1950s

This 1950s state house tenant has turned much of his back section into a thriving vegetable garden. Until the appearance of supermarkets in the 1970s, home-grown vegetables were an important extra food source for many families, and considered part of a father’s domestic responsibilities.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQT 6401, A65490

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mark Derby, 'Suburbs - Life in the suburbs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25065/men-in-the-suburbs-1950s (accessed 19 January 2022)

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