A boy gets a grip on Sammy the seal in Johnsonville Mall, Wellington, which opened in 1969. Malls in the 1960s and 1970s often featured animal statues children could climb on and concrete plant tubs.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP-Municipal-Towns, Wellington and suburbs, Johnsonville and Ohariu-02
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