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 illustrates the popularity of American cars at the time. Ford, Chevrolet, Cadillac and Hudson vehicles were all imported from the United States. During the 1920s there was a significant increase in 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 12 December 2019)

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