Kōrero: United States and New Zealand

Olympia motor show, Wellington, 1924

Olympia motor show, Wellington, 1924

This display of cars at a motor show in Wellington demonstrates the popularity of American vehicles. Ford, Chevrolet, Cadillac and Hudson vehicles were all imported from the United States. During the 1920s there was a significant increase in the volume and variety of consumer items from the US sold in New Zealand.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
Reference: 1/1-023089-G
Photograph by Sydney Charles Smith

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:

Robert Ayson and Jock Phillips, 'United States and New Zealand - Early relations, 1790–1939', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/32890/olympia-motor-show-wellington-1924 (accessed 20 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Robert Ayson and Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012