Kōrero: Women and men

Harbour bridge smoko

Harbour bridge smoko

Lunch, along with morning and afternoon tea (often called ‘smoko’), was a relaxed affair for these riggers and painters working on the Auckland Harbour Bridge. In the 1960s, when this photograph was taken, card games and a cigarette were standard after eating.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

New Zealand Herald
Reference: 181108NZHBRIDGE21.JPG

Permission of the New Zealand Herald must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Charlotte Macdonald, 'Women and men - Parallel worlds: mid-20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/29238/harbour-bridge-smoko (accessed 4 July 2022)

He kōrero nā Charlotte Macdonald, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, updated 1 Aug 2017