Story: Childhood

Children skateboarding, 1995

Children skateboarding, 1995

From the 1970s skateboards were a popular way for children to get around. Here siblings Sene (9), Sami (4) and Toetu Elekana (7) whizz down Astrolabe Street in Porirua in 1995.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1995/4926/35
Photograph by Phil Reid

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Childhood - Friendship, sport and youth groups', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 May 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 12 Dec 2018