Kōrero: Older people

Granny flat (5 o 5)

Granny flat

Kate Harcourt reads to her two grandchildren in the sitting room of her flat. 'Granny flat' is the phrase used to describe a smaller self-contained dwelling on a property – often the home of an older person on the same property as relatives, usually children. Kate Harcourt and her daughter Miranda Harcourt and family shared this living arrangement. Kate had a self contained apartment on the ground floor of the family home.

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Photograph by Paul McCredie

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Peggy Koopman-Boyden, 'Older people - Life circumstances', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/26699/granny-flat (accessed 20 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Peggy Koopman-Boyden, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 Aug 2018