This poster advertises the 1948 song ‘Paekakariki’ by Wellington singer Ken Avery. It featured wordplay, such as the line: ‘Come up to Paekakariki in the land of the tiki where you spend all your days at the beach’. The song became a hit, selling 7,000 copies in a year.
Download the document to view the poster and musical score (640 KB).
Using this item
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.