Story: Holidays



A couple sunbathe on a seawall at Point Jerningham, Wellington, in February 1974. Now suspect because of the risk of skin cancer, sunbathing to develop a tan was once generally accepted as a healthy and relaxing holiday activity.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1974/0608/20A

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Holidays - Holiday activities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 December 2021)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 5 Sep 2013