Story: Nelson region

Nelson beaches: Tāhunanui campground (3rd of 3)

Nelson beaches: Tāhunanui campground

Tāhunanui has long been Nelson’s main beach – it is close to the city and slopes gently. The campground immediately behind the beach fills up in late December each year. These recent arrivals are unpacking and settling into their tents at Christmas 1943.

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Nelson Provincial Museum, Ellis Dudgeon Collection
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Carl Walrond, 'Nelson region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 July 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 1 Aug 2015