Story: City public spaces

Cricket in the domain

Cricket in the domain

Parks and domains are among the most appreciated public spaces – a soft green retreat from hard city asphalt. The Auckland Domain was set aside as a reserve at the beginning of its settlement. It was gradually developed into gardens and sports grounds. These children watch a game of cricket in the 1910s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, F. G. Radcliffe Collection (PAColl-4950)
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Photograph by Frederick George Radcliffe

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Geoffrey Rice, 'City public spaces - Parks and gardens', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 July 2024)

Story by Geoffrey Rice, published 11 Mar 2010