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Cribs at Jacks Bay, Otago

Cribs at Jacks Bay, Otago

This 1964 photograph of idyllic Jacks Bay in the Catlins district, Otago, shows typical cribs (known elsewhere in New Zealand as baches). Small, basic structures, often home-built from scrap materials, they are for many New Zealanders synonymous with holidays.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Gladys Mary Goodall Collection (PAColl-7756)
Reference: GG-12-1029-F
Photograph by Gladys M. Goodall

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Holidays - Holiday accommodation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 Sep 2013