Story: Beach culture

Conservation poster

Conservation poster

As New Zealanders increasingly used the beach for recreation, there was growing concern about pollution of the coastal environment. This 1977 Conservation Week poster by Eric Heath sought to show that the beach could not simultaneously be used for dumping sewage and for the enjoyment of nature.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-C-ENVIRONMENT-1977-01

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How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'Beach culture - The Kiwi dream', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/9132/conservation-poster (accessed 23 November 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006