Story: Holidays

A holiday under canvas

A holiday under canvas

Tents stretch along Ōrākei Beach in Auckland. Tents were the cheapest and most portable form of holiday accommodation, and camping holidays became very popular in New Zealand.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Holidays - Holiday accommodation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/40753/a-holiday-under-canvas (accessed 13 November 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 Sep 2013