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Construction of the Centennial Highway or Paekakariki Coast Road, [ca 1939]

Reference Number: 1/2-115770-F

Shows the construction of the `Centennial Highway' or Paekakariki Coast road with the rocky coast on one side ca 1939.

Key terms:
1 image, related to New Zealand Centennial Exhibition (1939-1940 Wellington), Paekakariki, Centennial celebrations, Waterfronts, Road construction workers, Machinery and Roads - Design and construction.

Part of:
Beattie, Mr :Photographs and negatives relating to the construction of Paekakariki Road, Reference Number PAColl-5508 (3 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)Single negative

Historical Notes: This road was built to mark the New Zealand Centennary. Circular arches used in method of construction.

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File Print available in Pictorial Reference Service41. Hutt Co. Paekakariki. Centennial Highway. ca 1939(PFP-002662)

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