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Our stories will take you behind the scenes of MOTAT's collection and museum experiences. Uncover the extraordinary stories of New Zealand's transport and technology history.
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Some Assembly Required: A Brief History of Early Ford Assembly in New Zealand

In the 1930s, New Zealand had a thriving car assembly industry. In 1939, NZ was second only to the USA for car ownership and the Ford Motor Company's New Zealand assembly lines were running hot.
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