Story: Beach culture

Men drinking beer, Waipū Cove (2nd of 3)

Men drinking beer, Waipū Cove

Food is consumed at the beach, and so is alcohol. Blokes sharing beer, such as these in Northland in 1976, remains a common sight at the motor camps and holiday parks which dot New Zealand’s coastline.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQT 6421/B9283

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Jock Phillips, 'Beach culture - The beach and food', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/28/men-drinking-beer-waipu-cove (accessed 20 November 2017)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006