Story: Beach culture

Christmas picnic (1st of 3)

Christmas picnic

Campers eat their Christmas dinner in 1915, beside the sea near Auckland. Ever since the late 19th century New Zealanders have enjoyed taking a picnic to the beach.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: Auckland Weekly News, 16 December 1915

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How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'Beach culture - The beach and food', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/14/christmas-picnic (accessed 27 June 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006