Story: Beach culture

Beauty contest, 1960s (3rd of 3)

Beauty contest, 1960s

By the 1960s, contestants in beach beauty competitions wore bikinis.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
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Jock Phillips, 'Beach culture - Beach culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/25/beauty-contest-1960s (accessed 28 June 2017)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006