Story: Dancing

French jive in the afternoon (1st of 2)

French jive in the afternoon

Couples whirl about the dance floor at a French jive dance lesson, held in a local hall in Remuera, Auckland. The lesson is a regular weekend event followed by a tea dance. It epitomised a new interest in relaxed couple dancing, evident in the 2000s.

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Megan Cook, 'Dancing - Dancing, 1960s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 August 2022)

Story by Megan Cook, published 5 Sep 2013