Story: Beach culture

Caravans (2nd of 3)

From the 1930s, caravans became a popular way to have a break at the beach. These caravans are parked at a beach near Te Kaha on the East Coast in the late 1970s. In the sound file, people talk in 1977 about the appeal of a caravan holiday.

Sound file from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero (Spectrum 217 – a home away from home/Reference number CDR1000).

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Jock Phillips, 'Beach culture - The Kiwi dream', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 12 Jun 2006