State houses: 1940s state-house family
A family pose outside their house in the Lower Hutt state-housing suburb of Taitā in 1949. The dwelling is actually a double unit (semi-detached), designed to look like a single unit. These were erected to save money. Most tenants vied for a single-unit dwelling because they represented the New ...
Glenn Innes state housing flats
These Star Flats (so named because of their shape) were constructed in the 1960s on the Talbot Park block in Glen Innes, Auckland. They have since been refurbished as part of Housing New Zealand Corporation's Community Renewal initiative.