Image of the Week 27 July - 2 August

27 July 2020

Keen to go carless?

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    Image credit: Plate 253 – Mountains, water, boat, n.d., Noel Habgood Photographs (MB 237, Ref 146609). Macmillan Brown Library, Christchurch, New Zealand.

"Carless Days" were introduced on the 30th of July, 1979 as a result of a petrol shortage but did little to reduce consumption and were dropped less than a year later.

Nevertheless, it’s always a good time to explore other ways of seeing our beautiful country!

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