Story: Beach culture

Family outing, 1910

Family outing, 1910

Some Māori have long seen the beach as a place of recreation. Here, Willy Nepe and family, of the Ngāti Kahungunu tribe, from Waipawa enjoy a day on the Wairarapa coast.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Steffano Webb Collection (PAColl-3061)
Reference: 1/2-049687; G
Photograph by Steffano Francis Webb

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Jock Phillips, 'Beach culture - Beach recreation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006