The street was a popular playground for Māori children in Ponsonby, Auckland, in 1971, as this photo shows. This inner-city suburb was then the destination for many Māori relocating from rural communities. The shift required many sudden changes in lifestyle by both Māori children and their parents.
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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Photograph by Marti Friedlander
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