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Ford In New Zealand - Putting the Car Before the Horse

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  • Ford In New Zealand - Putting the Car Before the Horse
  • Ford In New Zealand - Putting the Car Before the Horse
  • Ford In New Zealand - Putting the Car Before the Horse
  • Ford In New Zealand - Putting the Car Before the Horse
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Author: John Stokes, ISBN: 9781869664763, Published in 2017, hardcover, 225 pages

This book looks at how the cars were built in Canada and shipped to NZ. Includes colour photos of the oldest known Canadian-engined Model T (from 1913) in NZ, illustrating the notorious journey from Wellington to Auckland in 1912 – an eight-day journey, undertaken with a Model T Ford. 1st World War breaks out. The way wars are fought changes rapidly – motorised transport is now vital. The fascinating story of the reasons for the development of the Fordson tractor, to help Britain grow food. The Fordson would soon become an important tool in New Zealand. The post-war boom and bust conditions. Postwar re-organisation. Ownership of the Ford Motor Company discussed. Trade within the Empire. Influences from Britain to ‘Buy British’. A new Ford truck is released and soon become important to the New Zealand economy and quickly replace horses. Changes in society – this is the ‘roaring twenties’. The motor car is finally defined in New Zealand as not a luxury, but a necessity. Ford changed the world, including in New Zealand. Richly illustrated with images of Ford cars through the decades, a fascinating social history is brought to life.

 

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