Tapa, Unknown, 1940s, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Tapa, Unknown, 1940s, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

RP, Maori Carving, New Zealand, 1920-1940s -  (item 34297781 in Postcards... New Zealand)

RP, Maori Carving, New Zealand, 1920-1940s - (item 34297781 in Postcards... New Zealand)

State housing dominated much of New Zealand building during the 1940's - 1960's. Built to a high standard using durable materials these weatherboard houses made up almost 28% of all new builds during this period. Now known for their durable, sturdy build, these once state owned weatherboard homes are now highly sought after in the search for a solid home.

State housing dominated much of New Zealand building during the 1940's - 1960's. Built to a high standard using durable materials these weatherboard houses made up almost 28% of all new builds during this period. Now known for their durable, sturdy build, these once state owned weatherboard homes are now highly sought after in the search for a solid home.

"Model in a soft caniche brown dress with white stitching in Super-Zealand wool jersey, by Huxley, 1944." #vintage #fashion #1940s #dog

"Model in a soft caniche brown dress with white stitching in Super-Zealand wool jersey, by Huxley, 1944." #vintage #fashion #1940s #dog

Customers in a grocery store, Arapuni, New Zealand, 1940s. #vintage #supermarket #shopping

Customers in a grocery store, Arapuni, New Zealand, 1940s. #vintage #supermarket #shopping

Vintage Photos: Harold Gear Paton. New Zealander G J Lewis  holding the dog named Trip Trip, the unit pet, 9 March 1943

Vintage Photos: Harold Gear Paton. New Zealander G J Lewis holding the dog named Trip Trip, the unit pet, 9 March 1943

Shelter from the Storm: The Story of New Zealand’s Backcountry Huts

Shelter from the Storm: The Story of New Zealand’s Backcountry Huts

Scene in the bush showing a thatched hut, three people, and washing on a line.

Scene in the bush showing a thatched hut, three people, and washing on a line.

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