Story: Naturism

Witnesses to change

Witnesses to change

In the 2010s Les and Laurel Olsen had been naturists for more than 50 years. When they first joined a club in the 1950s, naturism was still considered indecent by many people, but within a few decades it was gaining wider acceptance.

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Hera Cook, 'Naturism - Attitudes to nakedness', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 June 2023)

Story by Hera Cook, published 5 Sep 2013