Bill ✔️ Queen Street, Auckland in 1960. Bill Gibson-Patmore. (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ Queen Street, Auckland in 1960. Bill Gibson-Patmore. (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

These pedestrians are crossing at the intersection of Auckland’s Queen and Wellesley streets, about 1960. By the 1950s city dwellers crossed busy streets at their peril, and most used pedestrian crossings for their own safety.

These pedestrians are crossing at the intersection of Auckland’s Queen and Wellesley streets, about 1960. By the 1950s city dwellers crossed busy streets at their peril, and most used pedestrian crossings for their own safety.

Bill ✔️ Old Auckland bus station. Bill Gibson-Patmore. (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Bill ✔️ Old Auckland bus station. Bill Gibson-Patmore. (curation & caption: @BillGP). Bill✔️

Construction of southern motorway viaduct over broadway, Newmarket, Auckland

Construction of southern motorway viaduct over broadway, Newmarket, Auckland

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.

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.

Showing the front view of Pages Store on the corner of New North Road and Sandringham Road (formerly Edendale Road)

Showing the front view of Pages Store on the corner of New North Road and Sandringham Road (formerly Edendale Road)

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