Story: Beach culture

Caroline Bay at night (2nd of 3)

Caroline Bay at night

Timaru, in South Canterbury, constructed an artificial beach at Caroline Bay, after the formation of the Caroline Bay Association in 1911. There was a regular summer carnival with fairground rides – a tradition still going strong in 2006.

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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