Story: Holidays

Fun at the beach

Fun at the beach

Holidaymakers frolic in the sea at Piha beach, west of Auckland, on Boxing Day 2009. Many New Zealanders enjoy a beach holiday in summer, and swimming, paddling and playing in the surf remain favourite activities.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Holidays - Holiday activities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 Sep 2013