Notes on the Geography of New Zealand: Dunedin 1 (Commercial): Photo 27
New Zealand's first skyscraper came along in 1910: it had precast concrete floor slabs and two elevators. Now called Consultancy House (medical professionals, not business whiz-kids), it was built for the New Zealand Express Company, which was established in 1867 and is still going strong, under the same name, as a trucking company. Even so, the building is often called the MFL or Mutual Fund Limited Building.
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