The first state house, 1978

David and Mary McGregor standing outside 12 Fife Lane in 1978. They had bought the house in 1952, at a time when the National government was keen to promote the sale of state houses to tenants. In the early 1980s it was repurchased by the Housing Corporation.

Credit

Archives New Zealand/Te Whare Tohu Tuhituhinga O Aotearoa
Head Office Wellington
Reference: ABVF 7484 Box 1 18

Permission of Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga must be obtained before any reuse of this image.

How to cite this page: 'The first state house, 1978', URL: http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/the-first-state-house1978, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 21-Jul-2014

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