Kōrero: Waikato region

Hamilton in 1956

By 1956, when this documentary about Waikato was made, Hamilton was a city and the centre of a wealthy dairy-farming region. Post-war growth was also evident in the nearby dormitory towns of Cambridge and Te Awamutu, and in other farm centres such as Morrinsville and Matamata.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: People of the Waikato. National Film Unit, 1956

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - European settlement and population', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/27101/hamilton-in-1956 (accessed 11 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, updated 9 Jul 2015